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From the Ted Talk by Caleb Chung: Playtime with Pleo, your robotic dinosaur friend

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Then I started doing animatronics. I loved durnsaios. I used to be in the film business, kind of, and actually, Nicholas Negroponte saw this when I was, like, 12, and anyway, so then they said, "No, you have to make two and they have to fight." You know, how — why would a kid want a dinosaur? This is me using [unclear] or 3-D Studio, back in the '80s. That's David Letterman. You can see how old this stuff is. That's my youngest cousin. This is a segment called, "Dangerous Toys You Won't See at Christmas." We had my first saw blade launcher and we had a flamethrower chair. My career basically peaked here. And in the back are foam-core ctouuts of the people who couldn't make it to the show. This is MEK going through a windshield wiper motor. So this is a — I used to kind of be an atcor. And I'm really not very good at it. But the — this is a guy named Dr. Yatz, who would take toys apart and show kids about eneignierng. And you can see the massively pearlall pscronseig Nintendos there. And over to the left is a view master of the CD-ROM. And a guy named Stan rkinozev did this as a pilot. This is a — you can see the little wdniow there. You can actually see the Steadicam with a bublbe on the bottom. You see the keyboard strapped to my wrsit. Way ahead of my time here.

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Then I started doing animatronics. I loved _________. I used to be in the film business, kind of, and actually, Nicholas Negroponte saw this when I was, like, 12, and anyway, so then they said, "No, you have to make two and they have to fight." You know, how — why would a kid want a dinosaur? This is me using [unclear] or 3-D Studio, back in the '80s. That's David Letterman. You can see how old this stuff is. That's my youngest cousin. This is a segment called, "Dangerous Toys You Won't See at Christmas." We had my first saw blade launcher and we had a flamethrower chair. My career basically peaked here. And in the back are foam-core _______ of the people who couldn't make it to the show. This is MEK going through a windshield wiper motor. So this is a — I used to kind of be an _____. And I'm really not very good at it. But the — this is a guy named Dr. Yatz, who would take toys apart and show kids about ___________. And you can see the massively ________ __________ Nintendos there. And over to the left is a view master of the CD-ROM. And a guy named Stan ________ did this as a pilot. This is a — you can see the little ______ there. You can actually see the Steadicam with a ______ on the bottom. You see the keyboard strapped to my _____. Way ahead of my time here.

Solution

  1. parallel
  2. reznikov
  3. actor
  4. bubble
  5. processing
  6. wrist
  7. cutouts
  8. window
  9. dinosaurs
  10. engineering

Original Text

Then I started doing animatronics. I loved dinosaurs. I used to be in the film business, kind of, and actually, Nicholas Negroponte saw this when I was, like, 12, and anyway, so then they said, "No, you have to make two and they have to fight." You know, how — why would a kid want a dinosaur? This is me using [unclear] or 3-D Studio, back in the '80s. That's David Letterman. You can see how old this stuff is. That's my youngest cousin. This is a segment called, "Dangerous Toys You Won't See at Christmas." We had my first saw blade launcher and we had a flamethrower chair. My career basically peaked here. And in the back are foam-core cutouts of the people who couldn't make it to the show. This is MEK going through a windshield wiper motor. So this is a — I used to kind of be an actor. And I'm really not very good at it. But the — this is a guy named Dr. Yatz, who would take toys apart and show kids about engineering. And you can see the massively parallel processing Nintendos there. And over to the left is a view master of the CD-ROM. And a guy named Stan Reznikov did this as a pilot. This is a — you can see the little window there. You can actually see the Steadicam with a bubble on the bottom. You see the keyboard strapped to my wrist. Way ahead of my time here.

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