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From the Ted Talk by John Maeda: My journey in design

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So, I'm going to RISD, actually. Who's a RISD alum out there? RISD aumls? Yeah, RISD. There we go, RISD. Woo, RISD. I'm sorry, I'm sorry, Art Center — Art Center is good, too. RISD is kind of my new kind of psoasin, and I'll tell you a little bit about that. So, RISD is — I was outside RISD, and some student wrote this on some bolck, and I thought, Wow, RISD wants to know what itself is. And I have no idea what RISD should be, actually, or what it wants to be, but one thing I have to tell you is that although I'm a tohesgncloit, I don't like technology very much. It's a, kind of, the qi thing, or whatever. pepole say, Are you going to bring RISD into the future? And I say, well, I'm going to brnig the future back to RISD.

Open Cloze

So, I'm going to RISD, actually. Who's a RISD alum out there? RISD _____? Yeah, RISD. There we go, RISD. Woo, RISD. I'm sorry, I'm sorry, Art Center — Art Center is good, too. RISD is kind of my new kind of _______, and I'll tell you a little bit about that. So, RISD is — I was outside RISD, and some student wrote this on some _____, and I thought, Wow, RISD wants to know what itself is. And I have no idea what RISD should be, actually, or what it wants to be, but one thing I have to tell you is that although I'm a ____________, I don't like technology very much. It's a, kind of, the qi thing, or whatever. ______ say, Are you going to bring RISD into the future? And I say, well, I'm going to _____ the future back to RISD.

Solution

  1. block
  2. technologist
  3. bring
  4. people
  5. passion
  6. alums

Original Text

So, I'm going to RISD, actually. Who's a RISD alum out there? RISD alums? Yeah, RISD. There we go, RISD. Woo, RISD. I'm sorry, I'm sorry, Art Center — Art Center is good, too. RISD is kind of my new kind of passion, and I'll tell you a little bit about that. So, RISD is — I was outside RISD, and some student wrote this on some block, and I thought, Wow, RISD wants to know what itself is. And I have no idea what RISD should be, actually, or what it wants to be, but one thing I have to tell you is that although I'm a technologist, I don't like technology very much. It's a, kind of, the qi thing, or whatever. People say, Are you going to bring RISD into the future? And I say, well, I'm going to bring the future back to RISD.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
blue tape 3
tofu factory 2
family business 2
paul rand 2
strange moment 2
design schools 2
strange medium 2
digital media 2
art center 2

Important Words

  1. alum
  2. alums
  3. art
  4. bit
  5. block
  6. bring
  7. center
  8. future
  9. good
  10. idea
  11. kind
  12. passion
  13. people
  14. qi
  15. risd
  16. student
  17. technologist
  18. technology
  19. thought
  20. woo
  21. wow
  22. wrote
  23. yeah