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From the Ted Talk by Eric Dyer: The forgotten art of the zoetrope

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But I did build a half-scale pooytprte. It's covered in Velcro, and I could lay inside on this bridge and stick animated squeecens to the walls and test suftf out. plepoe would comment that it reminded them of an MRI. And that medical connection skope to me, because at the age of 14, I was diagnosed with a degenerative ranitel condition that's slowly taking my vision away, and I'd never responded to that in my work. So I responded to it in this pceie called, "Implant." It is an imaginary, super-magnified medical device that fits around the oitpc nerve. And the public is, in a sense, miniaturized to experience it. With a handheld strobe, they can explore the sculpture, and discover thousands of cell-sized robots hard at work, leaping in and out of the optic nerve, being deployed to the retina to repair it. It's my science fiction fantasy cure of my own inbarcule disorder.

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But I did build a half-scale _________. It's covered in Velcro, and I could lay inside on this bridge and stick animated _________ to the walls and test _____ out. ______ would comment that it reminded them of an MRI. And that medical connection _____ to me, because at the age of 14, I was diagnosed with a degenerative _______ condition that's slowly taking my vision away, and I'd never responded to that in my work. So I responded to it in this _____ called, "Implant." It is an imaginary, super-magnified medical device that fits around the _____ nerve. And the public is, in a sense, miniaturized to experience it. With a handheld strobe, they can explore the sculpture, and discover thousands of cell-sized robots hard at work, leaping in and out of the optic nerve, being deployed to the retina to repair it. It's my science fiction fantasy cure of my own _________ disorder.

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Original Text

But I did build a half-scale prototype. It's covered in Velcro, and I could lay inside on this bridge and stick animated sequences to the walls and test stuff out. People would comment that it reminded them of an MRI. And that medical connection spoke to me, because at the age of 14, I was diagnosed with a degenerative retinal condition that's slowly taking my vision away, and I'd never responded to that in my work. So I responded to it in this piece called, "Implant." It is an imaginary, super-magnified medical device that fits around the optic nerve. And the public is, in a sense, miniaturized to experience it. With a handheld strobe, they can explore the sculpture, and discover thousands of cell-sized robots hard at work, leaping in and out of the optic nerve, being deployed to the retina to repair it. It's my science fiction fantasy cure of my own incurable disorder.

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