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From the Ted Talk by Tricia Wang: The human insights missing from big data

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And after years of living with migrants and wrniokg with them and just really doing everything that they were doing, I started piecing all these data pontis together — from the things that seem random, like me selling dumplings, to the things that were more obvious, like tracking how much they were spending on their cell pnhoe bills. And I was able to create this much more hloiitsc picture of what was happening. And that's when I started to realize that even the poorest in China would want a smartphone, and that they would do almost anything to get their hands on one.

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And after years of living with migrants and _______ with them and just really doing everything that they were doing, I started piecing all these data ______ together — from the things that seem random, like me selling dumplings, to the things that were more obvious, like tracking how much they were spending on their cell _____ bills. And I was able to create this much more ________ picture of what was happening. And that's when I started to realize that even the poorest in China would want a smartphone, and that they would do almost anything to get their hands on one.

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  1. holistic
  2. phone
  3. working
  4. points

Original Text

And after years of living with migrants and working with them and just really doing everything that they were doing, I started piecing all these data points together — from the things that seem random, like me selling dumplings, to the things that were more obvious, like tracking how much they were spending on their cell phone bills. And I was able to create this much more holistic picture of what was happening. And that's when I started to realize that even the poorest in China would want a smartphone, and that they would do almost anything to get their hands on one.

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