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From the Ted Talk by Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of all knowledge

Unscramble the Blue Letters

The idea is that we can just type this in, this kind of question in, however we think of it. So let's try asking a qtsieuon, like a health related question. So let's say we have a lab finding that ... you know, we have an LDL level of 140 for a male aged 50. So let's type that in, and now Wolfram Alpha will go and use available pubilc health data and try and fuigre out what part of the population that corresponds to and so on. Or let's try asking about, I don't know, the International Space Station.

Open Cloze

The idea is that we can just type this in, this kind of question in, however we think of it. So let's try asking a ________, like a health related question. So let's say we have a lab finding that ... you know, we have an LDL level of 140 for a male aged 50. So let's type that in, and now Wolfram Alpha will go and use available ______ health data and try and ______ out what part of the population that corresponds to and so on. Or let's try asking about, I don't know, the International Space Station.

Solution

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  2. public
  3. question

Original Text

The idea is that we can just type this in, this kind of question in, however we think of it. So let's try asking a question, like a health related question. So let's say we have a lab finding that ... you know, we have an LDL level of 140 for a male aged 50. So let's type that in, and now Wolfram Alpha will go and use available public health data and try and figure out what part of the population that corresponds to and so on. Or let's try asking about, I don't know, the International Space Station.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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  3. corresponds
  4. data
  5. figure
  6. finding
  7. health
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