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From the Ted Talk by Gary Flake: Is Pivot a turning point for web exploration?

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So you get the idea that viewing iimtarofnon, viewing data in this way, is a lot like swimming in a living information info-graphic. And if we can do this for raw data, why not do it for content as well? So what we have right here is the cover of every single Sports Illustrated ever peoudrcd. It's all here; it's all on the web. You can go back to your rmoos and try this after my talk. With Pivot, you can drill into a decdae. You can dlril into a particular year. You can jump right into a specific issue. So I'm looking at this; I see the athletes that have appeared in this issue, the sports. I'm a lnace Armstrong fan, so I'll go ahead and I'll click on that, which reveals, for me, all the issues in which Lance Armstrong's been a part of.

Open Cloze

So you get the idea that viewing ___________, viewing data in this way, is a lot like swimming in a living information info-graphic. And if we can do this for raw data, why not do it for content as well? So what we have right here is the cover of every single Sports Illustrated ever ________. It's all here; it's all on the web. You can go back to your _____ and try this after my talk. With Pivot, you can drill into a ______. You can _____ into a particular year. You can jump right into a specific issue. So I'm looking at this; I see the athletes that have appeared in this issue, the sports. I'm a _____ Armstrong fan, so I'll go ahead and I'll click on that, which reveals, for me, all the issues in which Lance Armstrong's been a part of.

Solution

  1. lance
  2. produced
  3. decade
  4. information
  5. rooms
  6. drill

Original Text

So you get the idea that viewing information, viewing data in this way, is a lot like swimming in a living information info-graphic. And if we can do this for raw data, why not do it for content as well? So what we have right here is the cover of every single Sports Illustrated ever produced. It's all here; it's all on the web. You can go back to your rooms and try this after my talk. With Pivot, you can drill into a decade. You can drill into a particular year. You can jump right into a specific issue. So I'm looking at this; I see the athletes that have appeared in this issue, the sports. I'm a Lance Armstrong fan, so I'll go ahead and I'll click on that, which reveals, for me, all the issues in which Lance Armstrong's been a part of.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. appeared
  2. armstrong
  3. athletes
  4. click
  5. content
  6. cover
  7. data
  8. decade
  9. drill
  10. fan
  11. idea
  12. illustrated
  13. information
  14. issue
  15. issues
  16. jump
  17. lance
  18. living
  19. lot
  20. part
  21. pivot
  22. produced
  23. raw
  24. reveals
  25. rooms
  26. single
  27. specific
  28. sports
  29. swimming
  30. talk
  31. viewing
  32. web
  33. year