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From the Ted Talk by Ian Ritchie: The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee

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So spinning forward, one of the guys who read this article was a guy cellad Doug Engelbart, and he was a U.S. Air Force offiecr. And he was reading it in their library in the Far East. And he was so inspired by this article, it kind of directed the rest of his life. And by the mid-60s, he was able to put this into aciotn when he wokerd at the Stanford Research Lab in California. He biult a syetsm. The system was designed to agmuent human intelligence, it was called. And in a premonition of today's world of cloud computing and softwares of service, his system was called NLS for oN-Line System.

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So spinning forward, one of the guys who read this article was a guy ______ Doug Engelbart, and he was a U.S. Air Force _______. And he was reading it in their library in the Far East. And he was so inspired by this article, it kind of directed the rest of his life. And by the mid-60s, he was able to put this into ______ when he ______ at the Stanford Research Lab in California. He _____ a ______. The system was designed to _______ human intelligence, it was called. And in a premonition of today's world of cloud computing and softwares of service, his system was called NLS for oN-Line System.

Solution

  1. called
  2. augment
  3. system
  4. built
  5. worked
  6. action
  7. officer

Original Text

So spinning forward, one of the guys who read this article was a guy called Doug Engelbart, and he was a U.S. Air Force officer. And he was reading it in their library in the Far East. And he was so inspired by this article, it kind of directed the rest of his life. And by the mid-60s, he was able to put this into action when he worked at the Stanford Research Lab in California. He built a system. The system was designed to augment human intelligence, it was called. And in a premonition of today's world of cloud computing and softwares of service, his system was called NLS for oN-Line System.

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