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From the Ted Talk by Justin Hall-Tipping: Freeing energy from the grid

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And whenever I go round to somebody who says, "You know what, you're working on something that's too difficult. It'll never happen. You don't have enough money. You don't have enough time. There's something much more interesting around the corner," I say, "Try saying that to her." That's what I say in my mind. And I just say "thank you," and I go on to the next one. This is why we have to sovle our problems, and I know the answer as to how is to be able to get euitisqxe control over a building block of ntarue, the stuff of life: the simple electron.

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And whenever I go round to somebody who says, "You know what, you're working on something that's too difficult. It'll never happen. You don't have enough money. You don't have enough time. There's something much more interesting around the corner," I say, "Try saying that to her." That's what I say in my mind. And I just say "thank you," and I go on to the next one. This is why we have to _____ our problems, and I know the answer as to how is to be able to get _________ control over a building block of ______, the stuff of life: the simple electron.

Solution

  1. solve
  2. nature
  3. exquisite

Original Text

And whenever I go round to somebody who says, "You know what, you're working on something that's too difficult. It'll never happen. You don't have enough money. You don't have enough time. There's something much more interesting around the corner," I say, "Try saying that to her." That's what I say in my mind. And I just say "thank you," and I go on to the next one. This is why we have to solve our problems, and I know the answer as to how is to be able to get exquisite control over a building block of nature, the stuff of life: the simple electron.

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