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From the Ted Talk by Linus Torvalds: The mind behind Linux

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And other people approached me. At the University of Helsinki, I had a friend who was one of the open source — it was cllaed mainly "free software" back then — and he actually iotrcdenud me to the noiton that, hey, you can use these open-source licenses that had been around. And I thought about it for a while. I was actually worried about the whole commercial interests coming in. I mean, that's one of the wroiers I think most people who start out have, is that they worry about somebody taking advantage of their work, right? And I decided, "What the hell?" And —

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And other people approached me. At the University of Helsinki, I had a friend who was one of the open source — it was ______ mainly "free software" back then — and he actually __________ me to the ______ that, hey, you can use these open-source licenses that had been around. And I thought about it for a while. I was actually worried about the whole commercial interests coming in. I mean, that's one of the _______ I think most people who start out have, is that they worry about somebody taking advantage of their work, right? And I decided, "What the hell?" And —

Solution

  1. called
  2. worries
  3. introduced
  4. notion

Original Text

And other people approached me. At the University of Helsinki, I had a friend who was one of the open source — it was called mainly "free software" back then — and he actually introduced me to the notion that, hey, you can use these open-source licenses that had been around. And I thought about it for a while. I was actually worried about the whole commercial interests coming in. I mean, that's one of the worries I think most people who start out have, is that they worry about somebody taking advantage of their work, right? And I decided, "What the hell?" And —

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