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From the Ted Talk by Juliana Rotich: Meet BRCK, Internet access built for Africa

Unscramble the Blue Letters

lviing in Africa is to be on the edge, metaphorically, and quite llletriay when you think about cnctivneoity before 2008. Though many human intellectual and technological leaps had happened in Europe and the rest of the world, but Africa was sort of cut off. And that changed, first with ships when we had the Renaissance, the Scientific Revolution and also the iutdsiranl routviolen. And now we've got the digital revolution. These revolutions have not been evenly distributed across continents and nations. Never have been.

Open Cloze

______ in Africa is to be on the edge, metaphorically, and quite _________ when you think about ____________ before 2008. Though many human intellectual and technological leaps had happened in Europe and the rest of the world, but Africa was sort of cut off. And that changed, first with ships when we had the Renaissance, the Scientific Revolution and also the __________ __________. And now we've got the digital revolution. These revolutions have not been evenly distributed across continents and nations. Never have been.

Solution

  1. revolution
  2. living
  3. industrial
  4. literally
  5. connectivity

Original Text

Living in Africa is to be on the edge, metaphorically, and quite literally when you think about connectivity before 2008. Though many human intellectual and technological leaps had happened in Europe and the rest of the world, but Africa was sort of cut off. And that changed, first with ships when we had the Renaissance, the Scientific Revolution and also the Industrial Revolution. And now we've got the digital revolution. These revolutions have not been evenly distributed across continents and nations. Never have been.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
digital revolution 3

Important Words

  1. africa
  2. changed
  3. connectivity
  4. continents
  5. cut
  6. digital
  7. distributed
  8. edge
  9. europe
  10. evenly
  11. happened
  12. human
  13. industrial
  14. intellectual
  15. leaps
  16. literally
  17. living
  18. metaphorically
  19. nations
  20. renaissance
  21. rest
  22. revolution
  23. revolutions
  24. scientific
  25. ships
  26. sort
  27. technological
  28. world