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"From the Ted Talk by Denise Herzing: Could we speak the language of dolphins?"

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And so we started thinking, well, wouldn't it be neat to build some tgoncoehly that would allow the dolphins to request these things in real time, their favorite toys? So the original vision was to have a keyboard hnaigng from the boat attached to a computer, and the divers and diphonls would activate the keys on the kpayed and happily ehncxgae information and request toys from each other. But we quickly found out that dolphins simply were not going to hang around the boat using a kaeboryd. They've got better things to do in the wild. They might do it in captivity, but in the wild —

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And so we started thinking, well, wouldn't it be neat to build some __________ that would allow the dolphins to request these things in real time, their favorite toys? So the original vision was to have a keyboard _______ from the boat attached to a computer, and the divers and ________ would activate the keys on the ______ and happily ________ information and request toys from each other. But we quickly found out that dolphins simply were not going to hang around the boat using a ________. They've got better things to do in the wild. They might do it in captivity, but in the wild —

Solution

  1. keypad
  2. exchange
  3. hanging
  4. keyboard
  5. technology
  6. dolphins

Original Text

And so we started thinking, well, wouldn't it be neat to build some technology that would allow the dolphins to request these things in real time, their favorite toys? So the original vision was to have a keyboard hanging from the boat attached to a computer, and the divers and dolphins would activate the keys on the keypad and happily exchange information and request toys from each other. But we quickly found out that dolphins simply were not going to hang around the boat using a keyboard. They've got better things to do in the wild. They might do it in captivity, but in the wild —

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
dolphin noises 4
real time 3
pulsed sounds 3
burst pulsed 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
burst pulsed sounds 3

Important Words

  1. activate
  2. attached
  3. boat
  4. build
  5. captivity
  6. computer
  7. divers
  8. dolphins
  9. exchange
  10. favorite
  11. hang
  12. hanging
  13. happily
  14. information
  15. keyboard
  16. keypad
  17. keys
  18. neat
  19. original
  20. quickly
  21. real
  22. request
  23. simply
  24. started
  25. technology
  26. thinking
  27. time
  28. toys
  29. vision
  30. wild