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From the Ted Talk by Karoliina Korppoo: How a video game might help us build better cities

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We humans are becoming an urban species, so cities, they are our natural habitat. That is where we live. In 2014, over 54 percent of the world ppoltuoain was living in cities, and I can bet you that so many of these poplee have tuohhgt of how they would do things differently, like if I only had the tools to cgnahe things in my city, what would I do? What would my dream city be like? And these tools, this is just what we gave them. Two years ago, my team and I, we reesaled a game, "Cities: Skylines." It is a game about building cities.

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We humans are becoming an urban species, so cities, they are our natural habitat. That is where we live. In 2014, over 54 percent of the world __________ was living in cities, and I can bet you that so many of these ______ have _______ of how they would do things differently, like if I only had the tools to ______ things in my city, what would I do? What would my dream city be like? And these tools, this is just what we gave them. Two years ago, my team and I, we ________ a game, "Cities: Skylines." It is a game about building cities.

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  1. thought
  2. people
  3. released
  4. population
  5. change

Original Text

We humans are becoming an urban species, so cities, they are our natural habitat. That is where we live. In 2014, over 54 percent of the world population was living in cities, and I can bet you that so many of these people have thought of how they would do things differently, like if I only had the tools to change things in my city, what would I do? What would my dream city be like? And these tools, this is just what we gave them. Two years ago, my team and I, we released a game, "Cities: Skylines." It is a game about building cities.

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