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

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So, I've witnessed the struggle firsthand. In 2009, I started a research position with Nokia. And at the time, Nokia was one of the largest cell ponhe companies in the world, dominating emerging markets like cnhia, Mexico and India — all places where I had done a lot of research on how low-income people use technology. And I spent a lot of extra time in China getting to know the inmofarl economy. So I did things like working as a street vendor selling dumplings to construction workers. Or I did fieldwork, spending nights and days in internet céfas, hinangg out with csehnie yuoth, so I could understand how they were using games and mobile phones and using it between moving from the rural areas to the cities.

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So, I've witnessed the struggle firsthand. In 2009, I started a research position with Nokia. And at the time, Nokia was one of the largest cell _____ companies in the world, dominating emerging markets like _____, Mexico and India — all places where I had done a lot of research on how low-income people use technology. And I spent a lot of extra time in China getting to know the ________ economy. So I did things like working as a street vendor selling dumplings to construction workers. Or I did fieldwork, spending nights and days in internet _____, _______ out with _______ _____, so I could understand how they were using games and mobile phones and using it between moving from the rural areas to the cities.

Solution

  1. chinese
  2. cafés
  3. youth
  4. informal
  5. phone
  6. china
  7. hanging

Original Text

So, I've witnessed the struggle firsthand. In 2009, I started a research position with Nokia. And at the time, Nokia was one of the largest cell phone companies in the world, dominating emerging markets like China, Mexico and India — all places where I had done a lot of research on how low-income people use technology. And I spent a lot of extra time in China getting to know the informal economy. So I did things like working as a street vendor selling dumplings to construction workers. Or I did fieldwork, spending nights and days in internet cafés, hanging out with Chinese youth, so I could understand how they were using games and mobile phones and using it between moving from the rural areas to the cities.

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