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From the Ted Talk by Jamie Heywood: The big idea my brother inspired

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And this is my brother's profile. And this is a new version of our potraflm we're launching right now. This is the second generation. It's going to be in Flash. And you can see here, as this animates over, Steven's actual data against the background of all other patients, against this information. The blue band is the 50th percentile. Steven is the 75th percentile, that he has non-genetic ALS. You scroll down in this pflroie and you can see all of his pciosripetrn drugs, but more than that, in the new version, I can look at this itreecniltvay. Wait, poor spinal capacity.

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And this is my brother's profile. And this is a new version of our ________ we're launching right now. This is the second generation. It's going to be in Flash. And you can see here, as this animates over, Steven's actual data against the background of all other patients, against this information. The blue band is the 50th percentile. Steven is the 75th percentile, that he has non-genetic ALS. You scroll down in this _______ and you can see all of his ____________ drugs, but more than that, in the new version, I can look at this _____________. Wait, poor spinal capacity.

Solution

  1. interactively
  2. profile
  3. prescription
  4. platform

Original Text

And this is my brother's profile. And this is a new version of our platform we're launching right now. This is the second generation. It's going to be in Flash. And you can see here, as this animates over, Steven's actual data against the background of all other patients, against this information. The blue band is the 50th percentile. Steven is the 75th percentile, that he has non-genetic ALS. You scroll down in this profile and you can see all of his prescription drugs, but more than that, in the new version, I can look at this interactively. Wait, poor spinal capacity.

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Important Words

  1. actual
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  4. background
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  10. flash
  11. generation
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  13. interactively
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  15. patients
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  20. profile
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  22. spinal
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  24. version
  25. wait