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"From the Ted Talk by Olivier Scalabre: The next manufacturing revolution is here"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

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After all of our attempts to fix the manufacturing model failed, we thought ______ could come from elsewhere. We turned to the tech sector — there's been quite a lot of innovations there. Just to name one: the Internet. We hoped it could _______ growth. And indeed, it changed our lives. It made big waves in the _____, the service, the entertainment ______. But it hasn't done much for productivity. Actually, what's __________ is that productivity is on the decline despite all of those innovation efforts. Imagine that — sitting at work, scrolling through ________, watching videos on YouTube has made us less productive. Weird.

Solution

  1. surprising
  2. media
  3. produce
  4. spaces
  5. growth
  6. facebook

Original Text

After all of our attempts to fix the manufacturing model failed, we thought growth could come from elsewhere. We turned to the tech sector — there's been quite a lot of innovations there. Just to name one: the Internet. We hoped it could produce growth. And indeed, it changed our lives. It made big waves in the media, the service, the entertainment spaces. But it hasn't done much for productivity. Actually, what's surprising is that productivity is on the decline despite all of those innovation efforts. Imagine that — sitting at work, scrolling through Facebook, watching videos on YouTube has made us less productive. Weird.

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manufacturing revolution 7
fourth manufacturing 3

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fourth manufacturing revolution 3

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