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

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One of the most bauteiufl things is that designers really work on life, even though they take technology into account. And many designers have been working recently on the idea of dateh and mourning, and what we can do about it tdoay with new technologies. Or how we should behave about it with new technologies. These three objects over there are hard drives with a Bluetooth connection. But they're in reality very, very beautiful slutpced artifacts that contain the whole desktop and computer memory of somebody who passed away. So instead of having only the pictures, you will be able to put this oejbct next to the computer and all of a sudden have, you know, Gertrude's whole life and all of her files and her adrsdes book come alive.

Open Cloze

One of the most _________ things is that designers really work on life, even though they take technology into account. And many designers have been working recently on the idea of _____ and mourning, and what we can do about it _____ with new technologies. Or how we should behave about it with new technologies. These three objects over there are hard drives with a Bluetooth connection. But they're in reality very, very beautiful ________ artifacts that contain the whole desktop and computer memory of somebody who passed away. So instead of having only the pictures, you will be able to put this ______ next to the computer and all of a sudden have, you know, Gertrude's whole life and all of her files and her _______ book come alive.

Solution

  1. address
  2. today
  3. object
  4. death
  5. sculpted
  6. beautiful

Original Text

One of the most beautiful things is that designers really work on life, even though they take technology into account. And many designers have been working recently on the idea of death and mourning, and what we can do about it today with new technologies. Or how we should behave about it with new technologies. These three objects over there are hard drives with a Bluetooth connection. But they're in reality very, very beautiful sculpted artifacts that contain the whole desktop and computer memory of somebody who passed away. So instead of having only the pictures, you will be able to put this object next to the computer and all of a sudden have, you know, Gertrude's whole life and all of her files and her address book come alive.

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Important Words

  1. account
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  29. technologies
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  31. today
  32. work
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