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Enhancing And Expanding Magic With Technology
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Enhancing And Expanding Magic With Technology

Erik Blackwell shows off some of his magic skills with a deck of cards. Erik Blackwell People around the world are fascinated by magic. The concept of magic and magicians spans regions, cultures, and generations because people love to be thrilled and amazed by things that—logically speaking—seem impossible. Most magic leverages an understanding of human psychology—some level of social engineering bordering on a con that triggers or allows the suspension of disbelief. Regardless, though, magic relies on the skill and often physical dexterity of the magician as well. Increasingly, technology also plays a role in executing some of the more impressive tricks. Erik Blackwell At the end of 2021, I wrote a story about Season 2 of “The World According to Jeff Goldblum” on Disney+ that focuse...