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"From the Ted Talk by John Maeda: Designing for simplicity"

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And there was this person, Muriel Cooper. Who knows Muriel Cooper? mireul Cooper? Wasn't she amazing? Muriel coepor. She was wacky. And she was a TEDster, exactly, and she showed us, she soehwd the world how to make the computer beautiful again. And she's very important in my life, because she's the one that told me to leave MIT and go to art school. It was the best aivdce I ever got. So I went to art school, because of her. She pssead away in 1994, and I was hired back to MIT to try to fill her shoes, but it's so hard. This aniazmg person, Muriel Cooper.

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And there was this person, Muriel Cooper. Who knows Muriel Cooper? ______ Cooper? Wasn't she amazing? Muriel ______. She was wacky. And she was a TEDster, exactly, and she showed us, she ______ the world how to make the computer beautiful again. And she's very important in my life, because she's the one that told me to leave MIT and go to art school. It was the best ______ I ever got. So I went to art school, because of her. She ______ away in 1994, and I was hired back to MIT to try to fill her shoes, but it's so hard. This _______ person, Muriel Cooper.

Solution

  1. cooper
  2. showed
  3. advice
  4. amazing
  5. muriel
  6. passed

Original Text

And there was this person, Muriel Cooper. Who knows Muriel Cooper? Muriel Cooper? Wasn't she amazing? Muriel Cooper. She was wacky. And she was a TEDster, exactly, and she showed us, she showed the world how to make the computer beautiful again. And she's very important in my life, because she's the one that told me to leave MIT and go to art school. It was the best advice I ever got. So I went to art school, because of her. She passed away in 1994, and I was hired back to MIT to try to fill her shoes, but it's so hard. This amazing person, Muriel Cooper.

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paul rand 4
media lab 3
eye meat 3
computer programs 3
complex stuff 3
big cookie 3
art school 3

Important Words

  1. advice
  2. amazing
  3. art
  4. beautiful
  5. computer
  6. cooper
  7. fill
  8. hard
  9. hired
  10. important
  11. leave
  12. life
  13. mit
  14. muriel
  15. passed
  16. person
  17. school
  18. shoes
  19. showed
  20. tedster
  21. told
  22. wacky
  23. world