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From the Ted Talk by Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Does this data affect things? Well, let's get back to 2008. Look at Zanesville, Ohio. Here's a map a lawyer made. He put on it the water plant, and which houses are there, which houses have been connected to the water. And he got, from other data sources, information to show which houses are occupied by white people. Well, there was too much of a correlation, he felt, between which hsoeus were occupied by white people and which houses had water, and the judge was not ieepssmrd either. The jgdue was not impressed to the tune of 10.9 moiilln dollars. That's the power of taking one piece of data, another piece of data, putting it together, and siohwng the result.

Open Cloze

Does this data affect things? Well, let's get back to 2008. Look at Zanesville, Ohio. Here's a map a lawyer made. He put on it the water plant, and which houses are there, which houses have been connected to the water. And he got, from other data sources, information to show which houses are occupied by white people. Well, there was too much of a correlation, he felt, between which ______ were occupied by white people and which houses had water, and the judge was not _________ either. The _____ was not impressed to the tune of 10.9 _______ dollars. That's the power of taking one piece of data, another piece of data, putting it together, and _______ the result.

Solution

  1. houses
  2. showing
  3. judge
  4. million
  5. impressed

Original Text

Does this data affect things? Well, let's get back to 2008. Look at Zanesville, Ohio. Here's a map a lawyer made. He put on it the water plant, and which houses are there, which houses have been connected to the water. And he got, from other data sources, information to show which houses are occupied by white people. Well, there was too much of a correlation, he felt, between which houses were occupied by white people and which houses had water, and the judge was not impressed either. The judge was not impressed to the tune of 10.9 million dollars. That's the power of taking one piece of data, another piece of data, putting it together, and showing the result.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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open street 4
street map 3
refugee camps 3
white people 2
government data 2

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open street map 3

Important Words

  1. affect
  2. connected
  3. correlation
  4. data
  5. dollars
  6. felt
  7. houses
  8. impressed
  9. information
  10. judge
  11. lawyer
  12. map
  13. million
  14. occupied
  15. ohio
  16. people
  17. piece
  18. plant
  19. power
  20. put
  21. putting
  22. result
  23. show
  24. showing
  25. sources
  26. tune
  27. water
  28. white
  29. zanesville