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From the Ted Talk by Eli Pariser: What obligation do social media platforms have to the greater good?

Unscramble the Blue Letters

If we want to solve the big, important problems in front of us, we need better online public spaces. We need digital urban planners, new Jane Jacobses, who are going to build the parks and park benches of the online world. And we need digital, public-friendly atrechicts, who are going to build what Eric Klinenberg calls "palaces for the people" — libraries and museums and town hlals. And we need a transnational movement, where these spaces can learn from each other, just like cetiis have, about everything from urabn fnmarig to pibluc art to rapid transit.

Open Cloze

If we want to solve the big, important problems in front of us, we need better online public spaces. We need digital urban planners, new Jane Jacobses, who are going to build the parks and park benches of the online world. And we need digital, public-friendly __________, who are going to build what Eric Klinenberg calls "palaces for the people" — libraries and museums and town _____. And we need a transnational movement, where these spaces can learn from each other, just like ______ have, about everything from _____ _______ to ______ art to rapid transit.

Solution

  1. public
  2. architects
  3. halls
  4. cities
  5. farming
  6. urban

Original Text

If we want to solve the big, important problems in front of us, we need better online public spaces. We need digital urban planners, new Jane Jacobses, who are going to build the parks and park benches of the online world. And we need digital, public-friendly architects, who are going to build what Eric Klinenberg calls "palaces for the people" — libraries and museums and town halls. And we need a transnational movement, where these spaces can learn from each other, just like cities have, about everything from urban farming to public art to rapid transit.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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united states 2
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ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
good physical spaces 2
healthy public spaces 2
online public spaces 2

Important Words

  1. architects
  2. art
  3. benches
  4. big
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  6. calls
  7. cities
  8. digital
  9. eric
  10. farming
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  15. jane
  16. klinenberg
  17. learn
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  21. online
  22. park
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  24. planners
  25. problems
  26. public
  27. rapid
  28. solve
  29. spaces
  30. town
  31. transit
  32. transnational
  33. urban
  34. world