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From the Ted Talk by Sebastian Wernicke: How to use data to make a hit TV show

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And now the crucial thing is that data and data analysis is only good for the first part. Data and data anyilsas, no metatr how powerful, can only help you taking a problem apart and untdisenandrg its pieces. It's not suited to put those pieces back together again and then to come to a conclusion. There's another tool that can do that, and we all have it, and that tool is the brain. If there's one thing a bairn is good at, it's taking bits and pieces back together again, even when you have incomplete information, and coming to a good csoconluin, especially if it's the brain of an expert.

Open Cloze

And now the crucial thing is that data and data analysis is only good for the first part. Data and data ________, no ______ how powerful, can only help you taking a problem apart and _____________ its pieces. It's not suited to put those pieces back together again and then to come to a conclusion. There's another tool that can do that, and we all have it, and that tool is the brain. If there's one thing a _____ is good at, it's taking bits and pieces back together again, even when you have incomplete information, and coming to a good __________, especially if it's the brain of an expert.

Solution

  1. brain
  2. matter
  3. understanding
  4. conclusion
  5. analysis

Original Text

And now the crucial thing is that data and data analysis is only good for the first part. Data and data analysis, no matter how powerful, can only help you taking a problem apart and understanding its pieces. It's not suited to put those pieces back together again and then to come to a conclusion. There's another tool that can do that, and we all have it, and that tool is the brain. If there's one thing a brain is good at, it's taking bits and pieces back together again, even when you have incomplete information, and coming to a good conclusion, especially if it's the brain of an expert.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. analysis
  2. bits
  3. brain
  4. coming
  5. conclusion
  6. crucial
  7. data
  8. expert
  9. good
  10. incomplete
  11. information
  12. matter
  13. part
  14. pieces
  15. powerful
  16. problem
  17. put
  18. suited
  19. tool
  20. understanding