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From the Ted Talk by Jeff Hawkins: How brain science will change computing

Unscramble the Blue Letters

(Laughter) If I could have my first sdlie, you'll see the title of my talk and my two affiliations. So what I'm going to talk about is why we don't have a good brian theory, why it is important that we should develop one and what we can do about it. I'll try to do all that in 20 minutes. I have two affiliations. Most of you know me from my Palm and Handspring days, but I also run a nonprofit scientific research institute called the Redwood Neuroscience iintstute in Menlo Park. We study teacoerhtil neuroscience and how the neotcreox works. I'm going to talk all about that.

Open Cloze

(Laughter) If I could have my first _____, you'll see the title of my talk and my two affiliations. So what I'm going to talk about is why we don't have a good _____ theory, why it is important that we should develop one and what we can do about it. I'll try to do all that in 20 minutes. I have two affiliations. Most of you know me from my Palm and Handspring days, but I also run a nonprofit scientific research institute called the Redwood Neuroscience _________ in Menlo Park. We study ___________ neuroscience and how the _________ works. I'm going to talk all about that.

Solution

  1. brain
  2. theoretical
  3. slide
  4. institute
  5. neocortex

Original Text

(Laughter) If I could have my first slide, you'll see the title of my talk and my two affiliations. So what I'm going to talk about is why we don't have a good brain theory, why it is important that we should develop one and what we can do about it. I'll try to do all that in 20 minutes. I have two affiliations. Most of you know me from my Palm and Handspring days, but I also run a nonprofit scientific research institute called the Redwood Neuroscience Institute in Menlo Park. We study theoretical neuroscience and how the neocortex works. I'm going to talk all about that.

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