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From the Ted Talk by Mileha Soneji: Simple hacks for life with Parkinson's

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"Smart" in today's world has become somounnyys to high tech, and the world is only getting smarter and smarter day by day. But why can't smart be something that's simple and yet effective? All we need is a little bit of empathy and some cstiroiuy, to go out there, observe. But let's not stop at that. Let's find these complex problems. Don't be scared of them. Break them, boil them down into much smaller poebmlrs, and then find simple siltuonos for them. Test these solutions, fail if needed, but with newer iihstgns to make it better. Imagine what we all could do if we all came up with smlpie solutions. What would the world be like if we combined all our simple solutions? Let's make a smarter world, but with simplicity.

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"Smart" in today's world has become __________ to high tech, and the world is only getting smarter and smarter day by day. But why can't smart be something that's simple and yet effective? All we need is a little bit of empathy and some _________, to go out there, observe. But let's not stop at that. Let's find these complex problems. Don't be scared of them. Break them, boil them down into much smaller ________, and then find simple _________ for them. Test these solutions, fail if needed, but with newer ________ to make it better. Imagine what we all could do if we all came up with ______ solutions. What would the world be like if we combined all our simple solutions? Let's make a smarter world, but with simplicity.

Solution

  1. curiosity
  2. insights
  3. synonymous
  4. solutions
  5. problems
  6. simple

Original Text

"Smart" in today's world has become synonymous to high tech, and the world is only getting smarter and smarter day by day. But why can't smart be something that's simple and yet effective? All we need is a little bit of empathy and some curiosity, to go out there, observe. But let's not stop at that. Let's find these complex problems. Don't be scared of them. Break them, boil them down into much smaller problems, and then find simple solutions for them. Test these solutions, fail if needed, but with newer insights to make it better. Imagine what we all could do if we all came up with simple solutions. What would the world be like if we combined all our simple solutions? Let's make a smarter world, but with simplicity.

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