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"From the Ted Talk by George Tulevski: The next step in nanotechnology"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

As an example: if I took the room-sized computer that sent three men to the moon and back and somehow creoesspmd it — compressed the world's gaseertt computer of its day, so it was the same size as your smartphone — your actual smrohapnte, that thing you spent 300 bucks on and just toss out every two years, would blow this thing away. You would not be impressed. It couldn't do anything that your smartphone does. It would be slow, you couldn't put any of your stuff on it, you could possibly get through the first two minutes of a "Walking Dead" epiodse if you're lucky —

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As an example: if I took the room-sized computer that sent three men to the moon and back and somehow __________ it — compressed the world's ________ computer of its day, so it was the same size as your smartphone — your actual __________, that thing you spent 300 bucks on and just toss out every two years, would blow this thing away. You would not be impressed. It couldn't do anything that your smartphone does. It would be slow, you couldn't put any of your stuff on it, you could possibly get through the first two minutes of a "Walking Dead" _______ if you're lucky —

Solution

  1. greatest
  2. episode
  3. compressed
  4. smartphone

Original Text

As an example: if I took the room-sized computer that sent three men to the moon and back and somehow compressed it — compressed the world's greatest computer of its day, so it was the same size as your smartphone — your actual smartphone, that thing you spent 300 bucks on and just toss out every two years, would blow this thing away. You would not be impressed. It couldn't do anything that your smartphone does. It would be slow, you couldn't put any of your stuff on it, you could possibly get through the first two minutes of a "Walking Dead" episode if you're lucky —

Important Words

  1. actual
  2. blow
  3. bucks
  4. compressed
  5. computer
  6. day
  7. episode
  8. greatest
  9. impressed
  10. lucky
  11. men
  12. minutes
  13. moon
  14. possibly
  15. put
  16. size
  17. slow
  18. smartphone
  19. spent
  20. stuff
  21. toss
  22. years