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From the Ted Talk by Meron Gribetz: A glimpse of the future through an augmented reality headset

Unscramble the Blue Letters

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Open Cloze

Meanwhile across the bar, I noticed another student holding his _____, this time towards a group. He was _______ through pictures on Instagram, and these kids were laughing hysterically. And that dichotomy between how crappy I was feeling and how happy they were feeling about the same technology, really got me thinking. And the more I thought of it, the more I realized it was clearly not the _______ information that was the bad guy here, it was simply the display ________ that was separating me from my ______ and that was binding those kids together.

Solution

  1. swiping
  2. phone
  3. digital
  4. friend
  5. position

Original Text

Meanwhile across the bar, I noticed another student holding his phone, this time towards a group. He was swiping through pictures on Instagram, and these kids were laughing hysterically. And that dichotomy between how crappy I was feeling and how happy they were feeling about the same technology, really got me thinking. And the more I thought of it, the more I realized it was clearly not the digital information that was the bad guy here, it was simply the display position that was separating me from my friend and that was binding those kids together.

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