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From the Ted Talk by Maria Bezaitis: Why we need strangeness

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What interesting questions lie ahead for us in this world of no strangers? How might we think differently about our relations with people? How might we think differently about our relations with distributed groups of people? How might we think differently about our relations with technologies, things that effectively become social participants in their own right? The rngae of dagitil relations is extraordinary. In the context of this broad range of digital relations, slafey seeking strangeness might very well be a new bsais for that ioinovantn.

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What interesting questions lie ahead for us in this world of no strangers? How might we think differently about our relations with people? How might we think differently about our relations with distributed groups of people? How might we think differently about our relations with technologies, things that effectively become social participants in their own right? The _____ of _______ relations is extraordinary. In the context of this broad range of digital relations, ______ seeking strangeness might very well be a new _____ for that __________.

Solution

  1. range
  2. innovation
  3. digital
  4. safely
  5. basis

Original Text

What interesting questions lie ahead for us in this world of no strangers? How might we think differently about our relations with people? How might we think differently about our relations with distributed groups of people? How might we think differently about our relations with technologies, things that effectively become social participants in their own right? The range of digital relations is extraordinary. In the context of this broad range of digital relations, safely seeking strangeness might very well be a new basis for that innovation.

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