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"From the Ted Talk by Jonathan Harris: The Web's secret stories"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Now, these aren't just little points of lgiht, little pixels. Each of those stars actually represents a specific enevt in the real world — a qtoue that was stated by somebody, an image, a news story, a person, a capmony. You know, some kind of heroic personality. And you might notice that as the cursor begins to touch some of these stars, that shapes begin to emerge. We see here there's a little man walking along, or maybe a woman. And we see here a photograph with a head. You can start to see words emreging here. And those are the constellations of tdaoy. And I can turn them all on, and you can see them moving across the sky now.

Open Cloze

Now, these aren't just little points of _____, little pixels. Each of those stars actually represents a specific _____ in the real world — a _____ that was stated by somebody, an image, a news story, a person, a _______. You know, some kind of heroic personality. And you might notice that as the cursor begins to touch some of these stars, that shapes begin to emerge. We see here there's a little man walking along, or maybe a woman. And we see here a photograph with a head. You can start to see words ________ here. And those are the constellations of _____. And I can turn them all on, and you can see them moving across the sky now.

Solution

  1. emerging
  2. event
  3. today
  4. company
  5. light
  6. quote

Original Text

Now, these aren't just little points of light, little pixels. Each of those stars actually represents a specific event in the real world — a quote that was stated by somebody, an image, a news story, a person, a company. You know, some kind of heroic personality. And you might notice that as the cursor begins to touch some of these stars, that shapes begin to emerge. We see here there's a little man walking along, or maybe a woman. And we see here a photograph with a head. You can start to see words emerging here. And those are the constellations of today. And I can turn them all on, and you can see them moving across the sky now.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
time capsule 6
bill clinton 6
feel fine 4
night sky 4
climate change 4

Important Words

  1. begins
  2. company
  3. constellations
  4. cursor
  5. emerge
  6. emerging
  7. event
  8. head
  9. heroic
  10. image
  11. kind
  12. light
  13. man
  14. moving
  15. news
  16. notice
  17. person
  18. personality
  19. photograph
  20. pixels
  21. points
  22. quote
  23. real
  24. represents
  25. shapes
  26. sky
  27. specific
  28. stars
  29. start
  30. stated
  31. story
  32. today
  33. touch
  34. turn
  35. walking
  36. woman
  37. words
  38. world