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"From the Ted Talk by Max Tegmark: How to get empowered, not overpowered, by AI"

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So here's our ccihoe. We can either be complacent about our future, taking as an article of bnild faith that any new technology is guaranteed to be beneficial, and just repeat that to ourselves as a mantra over and over and over again as we drift like a rudderless ship towards our own occsbselenoe. Or we can be atbmuiios — thinking hard about how to steer our technology and where we want to go with it to ceatre the age of amazement. We're all here to celebrate the age of amazement, and I feel that its essence should lie in becoming not overpowered but empowered by our technology.

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So here's our ______. We can either be complacent about our future, taking as an article of _____ faith that any new technology is guaranteed to be beneficial, and just repeat that to ourselves as a mantra over and over and over again as we drift like a rudderless ship towards our own ____________. Or we can be _________ — thinking hard about how to steer our technology and where we want to go with it to ______ the age of amazement. We're all here to celebrate the age of amazement, and I feel that its essence should lie in becoming not overpowered but empowered by our technology.

Solution

  1. blind
  2. create
  3. choice
  4. ambitious
  5. obsolescence

Original Text

So here's our choice. We can either be complacent about our future, taking as an article of blind faith that any new technology is guaranteed to be beneficial, and just repeat that to ourselves as a mantra over and over and over again as we drift like a rudderless ship towards our own obsolescence. Or we can be ambitious — thinking hard about how to steer our technology and where we want to go with it to create the age of amazement. We're all here to celebrate the age of amazement, and I feel that its essence should lie in becoming not overpowered but empowered by our technology.

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Important Words

  1. age
  2. amazement
  3. ambitious
  4. article
  5. beneficial
  6. blind
  7. celebrate
  8. choice
  9. complacent
  10. create
  11. drift
  12. empowered
  13. essence
  14. faith
  15. feel
  16. future
  17. guaranteed
  18. hard
  19. lie
  20. mantra
  21. obsolescence
  22. overpowered
  23. repeat
  24. rudderless
  25. ship
  26. steer
  27. technology
  28. thinking