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From the Ted Talk by Juan Enriquez: Your online life, permanent as a tattoo

Unscramble the Blue Letters

What's ended up happening over the past few decades is the kind of coverage that you had as a head of state or as a great ctbrleeiy is now being applied to you every day by all these people who are Tweeting, bingolgg, following you, watching your crdeit scores and what you do to yourself. And electronic tattoos also shout. And as you're thinking of the consequences of that, it's getting really hard to hide from this stuff, among other things, because it's not just the eltneiocrc tattoos, it's facial rcngoteioin that's getting really good. So you can take a picture with an iPhone and get all the names, although, again, sometimes it does make mistakes. (Laughter) But that means you can take a typical bar scene like this, take a picture, say, of this guy right here, get the name, and download all the rorceds before you utter a word or speak to somebody, because everybody tnrus out to be absolutely plastered by electronic tattoos.

Open Cloze

What's ended up happening over the past few decades is the kind of coverage that you had as a head of state or as a great _________ is now being applied to you every day by all these people who are Tweeting, ________, following you, watching your ______ scores and what you do to yourself. And electronic tattoos also shout. And as you're thinking of the consequences of that, it's getting really hard to hide from this stuff, among other things, because it's not just the __________ tattoos, it's facial ___________ that's getting really good. So you can take a picture with an iPhone and get all the names, although, again, sometimes it does make mistakes. (Laughter) But that means you can take a typical bar scene like this, take a picture, say, of this guy right here, get the name, and download all the _______ before you utter a word or speak to somebody, because everybody _____ out to be absolutely plastered by electronic tattoos.

Solution

  1. credit
  2. records
  3. electronic
  4. recognition
  5. turns
  6. blogging
  7. celebrity

Original Text

What's ended up happening over the past few decades is the kind of coverage that you had as a head of state or as a great celebrity is now being applied to you every day by all these people who are Tweeting, blogging, following you, watching your credit scores and what you do to yourself. And electronic tattoos also shout. And as you're thinking of the consequences of that, it's getting really hard to hide from this stuff, among other things, because it's not just the electronic tattoos, it's facial recognition that's getting really good. So you can take a picture with an iPhone and get all the names, although, again, sometimes it does make mistakes. (Laughter) But that means you can take a typical bar scene like this, take a picture, say, of this guy right here, get the name, and download all the records before you utter a word or speak to somebody, because everybody turns out to be absolutely plastered by electronic tattoos.

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Important Words

  1. absolutely
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  4. blogging
  5. celebrity
  6. consequences
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  22. iphone
  23. kind
  24. laughter
  25. means
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  27. names
  28. people
  29. picture
  30. plastered
  31. recognition
  32. records
  33. scene
  34. scores
  35. shout
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  37. state
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