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From the Ted Talk by Paola Antonelli: Design and the Elastic Mind

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and go get your chair. Now, the ____________ of this are enormous, not only regarding the participation of the final buyer in the design process, but also no ________, no warehousing, no ______ materials. Also, I can imagine many design manufacturers will have to retool their own business plans and maybe invest in this Kinko's store. But it really is a big change. And here I'm showing a picture that was in Wired ________ — you know, the Artifacts of the Future section that I love so much — that shows you can have your desktop 3D _______ and print your own basketball. But here instead are ________, you can already 3D-print textiles, which is very interesting. This is just a really nice touch — it's called slow ___________. It's a designer that put 10,000 bees at work and they _____ this vase. They had a particular shape that they had to stay in.

Solution

  1. built
  2. wasted
  3. printer
  4. examples
  5. implications
  6. magazine
  7. prototyping
  8. tracking

Original Text

and go get your chair. Now, the implications of this are enormous, not only regarding the participation of the final buyer in the design process, but also no tracking, no warehousing, no wasted materials. Also, I can imagine many design manufacturers will have to retool their own business plans and maybe invest in this Kinko's store. But it really is a big change. And here I'm showing a picture that was in Wired Magazine — you know, the Artifacts of the Future section that I love so much — that shows you can have your desktop 3D printer and print your own basketball. But here instead are examples, you can already 3D-print textiles, which is very interesting. This is just a really nice touch — it's called slow prototyping. It's a designer that put 10,000 bees at work and they built this vase. They had a particular shape that they had to stay in.

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