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"From the Ted Talk by Max Little: A test for Parkinson's with a phone call"

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So, taking the first setps towards this today, we're launching the Parkinson's Voice iititviane. With Aculab and PatientsLikeMe, we're aiming to record a very large number of voices worldwide to collect enough data to start to tackle these four golas. We have local numbers alsscbicee to three quarters of a billion people on the planet. Anyone healthy or with Parkinson's can call in, cheaply, and leave recordings, a few cents each, and I'm really happy to announce that we've already hit six percent of our tegrat just in eight huros. Thank you. (Applause) (Applause)

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So, taking the first _____ towards this today, we're launching the Parkinson's Voice __________. With Aculab and PatientsLikeMe, we're aiming to record a very large number of voices worldwide to collect enough data to start to tackle these four _____. We have local numbers __________ to three quarters of a billion people on the planet. Anyone healthy or with Parkinson's can call in, cheaply, and leave recordings, a few cents each, and I'm really happy to announce that we've already hit six percent of our ______ just in eight _____. Thank you. (Applause) (Applause)

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  2. accessible
  3. steps
  4. initiative
  5. hours
  6. goals

Original Text

So, taking the first steps towards this today, we're launching the Parkinson's Voice Initiative. With Aculab and PatientsLikeMe, we're aiming to record a very large number of voices worldwide to collect enough data to start to tackle these four goals. We have local numbers accessible to three quarters of a billion people on the planet. Anyone healthy or with Parkinson's can call in, cheaply, and leave recordings, a few cents each, and I'm really happy to announce that we've already hit six percent of our target just in eight hours. Thank you. (Applause) (Applause)

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  6. billion
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  10. collect
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  24. patientslikeme
  25. people
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  28. quarters
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  31. start
  32. steps
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  38. worldwide