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From the Ted Talk by John Maeda: Designing for simplicity

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But if any of you people ask, "What actually goes up? Does anything go up? What's the pvoiiste part of this, you know?" I think wisdom always goes up. I love these eighty-year-old, ninety-year-old guys and women. They have so many thoughts, and they have so much wisdom, and I think — you know, this TED thing, I've come here. And this is the fourth time, and I come here for this wisdom, I think. This whole TED effect, it sort of ups your wsiodm, somehow. And I'm so glad to be here, and I'm very grateful to be here, cirhs. And this is an amazing experience for me as well.

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But if any of you people ask, "What actually goes up? Does anything go up? What's the ________ part of this, you know?" I think wisdom always goes up. I love these eighty-year-old, ninety-year-old guys and women. They have so many thoughts, and they have so much wisdom, and I think — you know, this TED thing, I've come here. And this is the fourth time, and I come here for this wisdom, I think. This whole TED effect, it sort of ups your ______, somehow. And I'm so glad to be here, and I'm very grateful to be here, _____. And this is an amazing experience for me as well.

Solution

  1. positive
  2. wisdom
  3. chris

Original Text

But if any of you people ask, "What actually goes up? Does anything go up? What's the positive part of this, you know?" I think wisdom always goes up. I love these eighty-year-old, ninety-year-old guys and women. They have so many thoughts, and they have so much wisdom, and I think — you know, this TED thing, I've come here. And this is the fourth time, and I come here for this wisdom, I think. This whole TED effect, it sort of ups your wisdom, somehow. And I'm so glad to be here, and I'm very grateful to be here, Chris. And this is an amazing experience for me as well.

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