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From the Ted Talk by Tim Brown: Designers -- think big!

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So for me, this project sohws kind of how far we can go from some of those sort of small things that I was working on at the beginning of my creaer. That by focusing on the needs of humans and by using prototypes to move ideas along qclikuy, by getting the process out of the hands of designers, and by getting the active participation of the cmtnmoiuy, we can tackle bigger and more interesting questions. And just like Brunel, by focusing on systmes, we can have a bigger impact. So that's one thing that we've been working on.

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So for me, this project _____ kind of how far we can go from some of those sort of small things that I was working on at the beginning of my ______. That by focusing on the needs of humans and by using prototypes to move ideas along _______, by getting the process out of the hands of designers, and by getting the active participation of the _________, we can tackle bigger and more interesting questions. And just like Brunel, by focusing on _______, we can have a bigger impact. So that's one thing that we've been working on.

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  1. career
  2. quickly
  3. systems
  4. community
  5. shows

Original Text

So for me, this project shows kind of how far we can go from some of those sort of small things that I was working on at the beginning of my career. That by focusing on the needs of humans and by using prototypes to move ideas along quickly, by getting the process out of the hands of designers, and by getting the active participation of the community, we can tackle bigger and more interesting questions. And just like Brunel, by focusing on systems, we can have a bigger impact. So that's one thing that we've been working on.

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