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From the Ted Talk by Misha Glenny: Hire the hackers!

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And the other thing is the high idinnecce of hackers like these who have characteristics which are cntseiosnt with Asperger's syndrome. Now I discussed this with poorfessr Simon Baron-Cohen who's the professor of developmental psychopathology at Cambridge. And he has done path-breaking work on autism and confirmed, also for the aitheortius here, that Gary McKinnon — who is wanted by the uitned States for hckaing into the Pentagon — suffers from Asperger's and a secondary condition of depression. And Baron-Cohen explained that certain disabilities can manifest themselves in the hacking and computing world as tumedneros skills, and that we should not be throwing in jail people who have such disabilities and skills because they have lost their way socially or been duped.

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And the other thing is the high _________ of hackers like these who have characteristics which are __________ with Asperger's syndrome. Now I discussed this with _________ Simon Baron-Cohen who's the professor of developmental psychopathology at Cambridge. And he has done path-breaking work on autism and confirmed, also for the ___________ here, that Gary McKinnon — who is wanted by the ______ States for _______ into the Pentagon — suffers from Asperger's and a secondary condition of depression. And Baron-Cohen explained that certain disabilities can manifest themselves in the hacking and computing world as __________ skills, and that we should not be throwing in jail people who have such disabilities and skills because they have lost their way socially or been duped.

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  5. incidence
  6. consistent
  7. hacking

Original Text

And the other thing is the high incidence of hackers like these who have characteristics which are consistent with Asperger's syndrome. Now I discussed this with Professor Simon Baron-Cohen who's the professor of developmental psychopathology at Cambridge. And he has done path-breaking work on autism and confirmed, also for the authorities here, that Gary McKinnon — who is wanted by the United States for hacking into the Pentagon — suffers from Asperger's and a secondary condition of depression. And Baron-Cohen explained that certain disabilities can manifest themselves in the hacking and computing world as tremendous skills, and that we should not be throwing in jail people who have such disabilities and skills because they have lost their way socially or been duped.

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