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From the Ted Talk by Mathieu Lehanneur: Science-inspired design

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So even if this object, even if this product includes some technology, it includes some speakers, it includes some merncpoiohs and some electronic devices, this object is not a very smart ojecbt. And I don't want to make a very smart object. I don't want to create a perfect object like a perfect robot. I want to create an object like you and me. So, definitely not perfect. So imagine, for icnnatse, you are at home. A lvoing dispute with your girl or boyfriend. You souht. You say, "Blah blah blah, Blah blah blah. Who is this guy?" And dB will probably roll toward you. And turning around you is "shhhhhhh," like that. (Laughter) Definitely not perfect. So you would probably shut it, at this point. (Laughter)

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So even if this object, even if this product includes some technology, it includes some speakers, it includes some ___________ and some electronic devices, this object is not a very smart ______. And I don't want to make a very smart object. I don't want to create a perfect object like a perfect robot. I want to create an object like you and me. So, definitely not perfect. So imagine, for ________, you are at home. A ______ dispute with your girl or boyfriend. You _____. You say, "Blah blah blah, Blah blah blah. Who is this guy?" And dB will probably roll toward you. And turning around you is "shhhhhhh," like that. (Laughter) Definitely not perfect. So you would probably shut it, at this point. (Laughter)

Solution

  1. shout
  2. instance
  3. object
  4. loving
  5. microphones

Original Text

So even if this object, even if this product includes some technology, it includes some speakers, it includes some microphones and some electronic devices, this object is not a very smart object. And I don't want to make a very smart object. I don't want to create a perfect object like a perfect robot. I want to create an object like you and me. So, definitely not perfect. So imagine, for instance, you are at home. A loving dispute with your girl or boyfriend. You shout. You say, "Blah blah blah, Blah blah blah. Who is this guy?" And dB will probably roll toward you. And turning around you is "shhhhhhh," like that. (Laughter) Definitely not perfect. So you would probably shut it, at this point. (Laughter)

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
white noise 6
invisible reality 2
noise pollution 2
aggressive sound 2
smart object 2
fiber opticals 2
guinea pig 2
asthma treatment 2
living object 2
exhibition design 2
indoor air 2
local food 2
dirty water 2
aromatic plants 2

Important Words

  1. blah
  2. boyfriend
  3. create
  4. db
  5. devices
  6. dispute
  7. electronic
  8. girl
  9. guy
  10. home
  11. imagine
  12. includes
  13. instance
  14. laughter
  15. loving
  16. microphones
  17. object
  18. perfect
  19. point
  20. product
  21. robot
  22. roll
  23. shout
  24. shut
  25. smart
  26. speakers
  27. technology
  28. turning