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From the Ted Talk by Jack Dangermond: How a geospatial nervous system could help us design a better future

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Jack Dangermond: So it is a company, it builds software products that are used by millions of people. Kind of like a platform technology, but not literally platform. It builds tools that help peolpe do their work better. And that's a very general statement, but helps them do their work better using geography as a science and visualization as a snciece and technology to help them make better diineoscs, or help them be more efficient or help them communicate what they're doing better It's kind of mipapng. I mean, the way normal people would think of it as map-making. So this organization has 350,000 organizations that we support. They're our customers, you might say. And they range from NGOs, thousands and tsdohanus of them, wrinkog in conservation or humanitarian affairs, to large corporations, but our majority of users are in the pulibc sector, in cities and cunteios, in national government agencies, and they're basically running the world, that's the way I would say it.

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Jack Dangermond: So it is a company, it builds software products that are used by millions of people. Kind of like a platform technology, but not literally platform. It builds tools that help ______ do their work better. And that's a very general statement, but helps them do their work better using geography as a science and visualization as a _______ and technology to help them make better _________, or help them be more efficient or help them communicate what they're doing better It's kind of _______. I mean, the way normal people would think of it as map-making. So this organization has 350,000 organizations that we support. They're our customers, you might say. And they range from NGOs, thousands and _________ of them, _______ in conservation or humanitarian affairs, to large corporations, but our majority of users are in the ______ sector, in cities and ________, in national government agencies, and they're basically running the world, that's the way I would say it.

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  2. counties
  3. public
  4. people
  5. science
  6. thousands
  7. mapping
  8. working

Original Text

Jack Dangermond: So it is a company, it builds software products that are used by millions of people. Kind of like a platform technology, but not literally platform. It builds tools that help people do their work better. And that's a very general statement, but helps them do their work better using geography as a science and visualization as a science and technology to help them make better decisions, or help them be more efficient or help them communicate what they're doing better It's kind of mapping. I mean, the way normal people would think of it as map-making. So this organization has 350,000 organizations that we support. They're our customers, you might say. And they range from NGOs, thousands and thousands of them, working in conservation or humanitarian affairs, to large corporations, but our majority of users are in the public sector, in cities and counties, in national government agencies, and they're basically running the world, that's the way I would say it.

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