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"From the Ted Talk by Mick Mountz: What happens inside those massive warehouses?"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

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Open Cloze

So as a hint, this solution ________ hundreds of mobile robots, sometimes thousands of mobile robots, moving around a _________. And I'll get to the solution. But for a moment, just think about the last time that you ordered something ______. You were sitting on your couch and you decided that you __________ had to have this red t-shirt. So — click! — you put it into your shopping cart. And then you _______ that green pair of pants looks pretty good too — click! And maybe a blue pair of shoes — click! So at this point you've assembled your _____. You didn't stop to think for a ______ that that might not be a great outfit. But you hit "submit order." And two days later, this package shows up on your ________. And you open the box and you're like, wow, there's my goo.

Solution

  1. decided
  2. order
  3. doorstep
  4. warehouse
  5. involves
  6. online
  7. moment
  8. absolutely

Original Text

So as a hint, this solution involves hundreds of mobile robots, sometimes thousands of mobile robots, moving around a warehouse. And I'll get to the solution. But for a moment, just think about the last time that you ordered something online. You were sitting on your couch and you decided that you absolutely had to have this red t-shirt. So — click! — you put it into your shopping cart. And then you decided that green pair of pants looks pretty good too — click! And maybe a blue pair of shoes — click! So at this point you've assembled your order. You didn't stop to think for a moment that that might not be a great outfit. But you hit "submit order." And two days later, this package shows up on your doorstep. And you open the box and you're like, wow, there's my goo.

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mobile robots 3
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Important Words

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