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

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John Sosoka is our CTO, and is really the man that's done most of the work with our 40-person cpmoany. I'd like to give John a hand. He never gets recognition. This is John Sosoka. (Applause) So, thank you, John, thank you, and get back to work, all right, man? All right — (Laughter) — no, it's very painful, so — (Laughter) — these are little Pleos and you can probably see them. This — I on pprsoue — they go through life stages. So when you first get them, they're beibas. And you — more you have them, kind of the older they get, and they kind of leran through their behavior. So this one, this one's actually asleep, and — hang on. Pleo, wake up. Pleo, come on. So this guy's listening to my vcioe here. But they have 40 sensors all over their body. They have seven psecrsoors, they have 14 motors, they have — but you don't care, do you? They're just cute, right? That's the idea, that's the idea. So you see — hey, come on. Hey, did you feel that? There's something big and loud over here. Hey. (Laughter) That's good, wake up, wake up, wake up. Yeah, they're like kids, you know. You, yeah, yeah. Okay, he's hgnury. I'll show you what he's been doing for, for four years. Here, here, here. Have some money, Pleo. (Laughter) There you go. That's what the investors think, that it's just — (Laughter) — right, right. So they're really sweet little guys. And we're hpinog that — you know, our belief is that hanmus need to feel empathy towards things in oderr to be more human. And we think we can help that out by having little creatures that you can love. Now these are not robots, they're kind of lovebots, you know. They do change over time. But mostly they evoke a feeling of caring. And we have a — I have a little something here. Now I do want to say that, you know, Ugobe is not there yet. We've just opened the door, and it's for all of you to step through it. We did include some things that are hopefully useful. Excuse me, Pleo. They — he has a USB and he has a SD card, so it's completely open architecture. So anyone can plug him — (apupsale) — thank you. This is John over here. Anyone can take Pleo and they can tllatoy redo his poirstnealy. You can make him bipolar, or as someone said, a — (lahegtur) — you can change his homeostatic divers, or whatever you want to call them. Kids can just drag and drop, put in new sounds. We — actually, it's very hard to keep people from doing this. We have one animator who's taken it and he's done a take on the Budweiser beer ceicmmraol, and they're going, "Whassup," you know? (Laughter) You — so it's — yes, he likes that. So they're a hnfaudl. We hope you get one. I don't know what I'm missing to say, but as a last thing, I'd like to say is that if we ctuionne along this path, we are designing our children's best feidrns. And there's a lot of social rnbiiopetsisly in that. That's why Pleo's soft and gentle and lvonig. And so I just — I hope we all dream well. Thank you. (Applause)

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John Sosoka is our CTO, and is really the man that's done most of the work with our 40-person _______. I'd like to give John a hand. He never gets recognition. This is John Sosoka. (Applause) So, thank you, John, thank you, and get back to work, all right, man? All right — (Laughter) — no, it's very painful, so — (Laughter) — these are little Pleos and you can probably see them. This — I on _______ — they go through life stages. So when you first get them, they're ______. And you — more you have them, kind of the older they get, and they kind of _____ through their behavior. So this one, this one's actually asleep, and — hang on. Pleo, wake up. Pleo, come on. So this guy's listening to my _____ here. But they have 40 sensors all over their body. They have seven __________, they have 14 motors, they have — but you don't care, do you? They're just cute, right? That's the idea, that's the idea. So you see — hey, come on. Hey, did you feel that? There's something big and loud over here. Hey. (Laughter) That's good, wake up, wake up, wake up. Yeah, they're like kids, you know. You, yeah, yeah. Okay, he's ______. I'll show you what he's been doing for, for four years. Here, here, here. Have some money, Pleo. (Laughter) There you go. That's what the investors think, that it's just — (Laughter) — right, right. So they're really sweet little guys. And we're ______ that — you know, our belief is that ______ need to feel empathy towards things in _____ to be more human. And we think we can help that out by having little creatures that you can love. Now these are not robots, they're kind of lovebots, you know. They do change over time. But mostly they evoke a feeling of caring. And we have a — I have a little something here. Now I do want to say that, you know, Ugobe is not there yet. We've just opened the door, and it's for all of you to step through it. We did include some things that are hopefully useful. Excuse me, Pleo. They — he has a USB and he has a SD card, so it's completely open architecture. So anyone can plug him — (________) — thank you. This is John over here. Anyone can take Pleo and they can _______ redo his ___________. You can make him bipolar, or as someone said, a — (________) — you can change his homeostatic ______, or whatever you want to call them. Kids can just drag and drop, put in new sounds. We — actually, it's very hard to keep people from doing this. We have one animator who's taken it and he's done a take on the Budweiser beer __________, and they're going, "Whassup," you know? (Laughter) You — so it's — yes, he likes that. So they're a _______. We hope you get one. I don't know what I'm missing to say, but as a last thing, I'd like to say is that if we ________ along this path, we are designing our children's best _______. And there's a lot of social ______________ in that. That's why Pleo's soft and gentle and ______. And so I just — I hope we all dream well. Thank you. (Applause)

Solution

  1. hoping
  2. babies
  3. handful
  4. totally
  5. drives
  6. processors
  7. continue
  8. laughter
  9. personality
  10. loving
  11. purpose
  12. learn
  13. humans
  14. friends
  15. commercial
  16. order
  17. voice
  18. responsibility
  19. applause
  20. hungry
  21. company

Original Text

John Sosoka is our CTO, and is really the man that's done most of the work with our 40-person company. I'd like to give John a hand. He never gets recognition. This is John Sosoka. (Applause) So, thank you, John, thank you, and get back to work, all right, man? All right — (Laughter) — no, it's very painful, so — (Laughter) — these are little Pleos and you can probably see them. This — I on purpose — they go through life stages. So when you first get them, they're babies. And you — more you have them, kind of the older they get, and they kind of learn through their behavior. So this one, this one's actually asleep, and — hang on. Pleo, wake up. Pleo, come on. So this guy's listening to my voice here. But they have 40 sensors all over their body. They have seven processors, they have 14 motors, they have — but you don't care, do you? They're just cute, right? That's the idea, that's the idea. So you see — hey, come on. Hey, did you feel that? There's something big and loud over here. Hey. (Laughter) That's good, wake up, wake up, wake up. Yeah, they're like kids, you know. You, yeah, yeah. Okay, he's hungry. I'll show you what he's been doing for, for four years. Here, here, here. Have some money, Pleo. (Laughter) There you go. That's what the investors think, that it's just — (Laughter) — right, right. So they're really sweet little guys. And we're hoping that — you know, our belief is that humans need to feel empathy towards things in order to be more human. And we think we can help that out by having little creatures that you can love. Now these are not robots, they're kind of lovebots, you know. They do change over time. But mostly they evoke a feeling of caring. And we have a — I have a little something here. Now I do want to say that, you know, Ugobe is not there yet. We've just opened the door, and it's for all of you to step through it. We did include some things that are hopefully useful. Excuse me, Pleo. They — he has a USB and he has a SD card, so it's completely open architecture. So anyone can plug him — (Applause) — thank you. This is John over here. Anyone can take Pleo and they can totally redo his personality. You can make him bipolar, or as someone said, a — (Laughter) — you can change his homeostatic drives, or whatever you want to call them. Kids can just drag and drop, put in new sounds. We — actually, it's very hard to keep people from doing this. We have one animator who's taken it and he's done a take on the Budweiser beer commercial, and they're going, "Whassup," you know? (Laughter) You — so it's — yes, he likes that. So they're a handful. We hope you get one. I don't know what I'm missing to say, but as a last thing, I'd like to say is that if we continue along this path, we are designing our children's best friends. And there's a lot of social responsibility in that. That's why Pleo's soft and gentle and loving. And so I just — I hope we all dream well. Thank you. (Applause)

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