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From the Ted Talk by Emmett Shear: What streaming means for the future of entertainment

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So gamers grew up expecting this live, interactive entertainment, and passive consumption just doesn't feel as fulfilling. That's why livestreaming has taken off with video games. Because livestreaming offers that same kind of interactive feeling. So when you imagine what's hpnaneipg on Twitch, I don't want you to think of a million letmeisravs of video gaems. Instead, what I want you to prcuite is millions of campfires. Some of them are bonfires — huge, roaring biornefs with hundreds of thousands of people around them. Some of them are smaller, more itnmiate community gatherings where everyone knows your name.

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So gamers grew up expecting this live, interactive entertainment, and passive consumption just doesn't feel as fulfilling. That's why livestreaming has taken off with video games. Because livestreaming offers that same kind of interactive feeling. So when you imagine what's _________ on Twitch, I don't want you to think of a million ___________ of video _____. Instead, what I want you to _______ is millions of campfires. Some of them are bonfires — huge, roaring ________ with hundreds of thousands of people around them. Some of them are smaller, more ________ community gatherings where everyone knows your name.

Solution

  1. picture
  2. games
  3. happening
  4. livestreams
  5. bonfires
  6. intimate

Original Text

So gamers grew up expecting this live, interactive entertainment, and passive consumption just doesn't feel as fulfilling. That's why livestreaming has taken off with video games. Because livestreaming offers that same kind of interactive feeling. So when you imagine what's happening on Twitch, I don't want you to think of a million livestreams of video games. Instead, what I want you to picture is millions of campfires. Some of them are bonfires — huge, roaring bonfires with hundreds of thousands of people around them. Some of them are smaller, more intimate community gatherings where everyone knows your name.

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