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"From the Ted Talk by Douglas Rushkoff: How to be "Team Human" in the digital future"

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The digiatl ricnesnaase was about the unbridled potential of the collective hamun iaomaiingtn. It spanned everything from chaos math and quantum physics to fantasy role-playing and the Gaia hypothesis, right? We believed that human beings connected could create any future we could imagine. And then came the dot com boom. And the digital future became stock futures. And we used all that energy of the digital age to pump steroids into the already dying NASDAQ stock enchgxae. The tech magazines told us a tsunami was coming. And only the investors who hired the best scenario-planners and futurists would be able to siuvrve the wave.

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The _______ ___________ was about the unbridled potential of the collective _____ ___________. It spanned everything from chaos math and quantum physics to fantasy role-playing and the Gaia hypothesis, right? We believed that human beings connected could create any future we could imagine. And then came the dot com boom. And the digital future became stock futures. And we used all that energy of the digital age to pump steroids into the already dying NASDAQ stock ________. The tech magazines told us a tsunami was coming. And only the investors who hired the best scenario-planners and futurists would be able to _______ the wave.

Solution

  1. renaissance
  2. exchange
  3. imagination
  4. human
  5. digital
  6. survive

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The digital renaissance was about the unbridled potential of the collective human imagination. It spanned everything from chaos math and quantum physics to fantasy role-playing and the Gaia hypothesis, right? We believed that human beings connected could create any future we could imagine. And then came the dot com boom. And the digital future became stock futures. And we used all that energy of the digital age to pump steroids into the already dying NASDAQ stock exchange. The tech magazines told us a tsunami was coming. And only the investors who hired the best scenario-planners and futurists would be able to survive the wave.

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human beings 6
digital future 5
social media 4
tech billionaires 3

Important Words

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  19. gaia
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  25. investors
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  28. nasdaq
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  31. pump
  32. quantum
  33. renaissance
  34. spanned
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  36. stock
  37. survive
  38. tech
  39. told
  40. tsunami
  41. unbridled
  42. wave