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Whether You're Building a Robot or a Book, Science + Creativity = Magic

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.05.2014 | Technology
Holly Robinson

No question about it. My husband and I are opposites. He's a software engineer and I'm a writer. When people glance at my computer screen, they're confronted by a maze of thorny paragraphs, while his is a jungle of coded symbols.

How To Spot Your Own Self-Delusion

Pamela Meyer | Posted 05.07.2014 | TED Weekends
Pamela Meyer

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe logistician Ludwig Wittgenstein said "nothing's so difficult as not deceiving ourselves." Clear heads are hard to come by, common sense is rarely common, and perception isn't always reality.

WATCH: These iPod-Based Magic Tricks Are SO. MUCH. FUN

TEDTalks | Posted 05.07.2014 | TED Weekends

marco tempest tedWhat if deception is in the eye of the beholder? And what if lies can help us tell the truth? Enter into the multimedia world of magician Marco Tempest and decide for yourself.

Cyberillusionist? A High-Tech Magician Who Writes His Own C Plus Plus Code

Bill_Robinson | Posted 01.16.2012 | Technology

"Magicians will always tell you the trick is the most important thing," Marco Tempest tells us shortly after ushering us into his magical lair, "but I'm more interested in telling a story."

WATCH: Illusionist Makes Steve Jobs Proud With 'Magical' iPod Show

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.13.2011 | Technology

Self-proclaimed "virtual magician" Marco Tempest has crafted a display of illusions using three synced iPod Touch devices. Tempest's spectacle exp...