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From the Ted Talk by Marco Tempest: A cyber-magic card trick like no other

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Good morning. So magic is an excellent way for staying ahead of the reality curve, to make possible tadoy what secince will make a reality toorromw. As a cyber-magician, I combine elements of illusion and science to give us a feel of how frutue technologies might be eepecxienrd.
You've probably all heard of Google's Project Glass. It's new technology. You look through them and the world you see is augmented with data: names of places, monuments, buildings, maybe one day even the names of the strangers that pass you on the street. So these are my illusion glasses. They're a little bigger. They're a prpoyotte. And when you look through them, you get a glimpse into the mind of the cyber-illusionist.

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Good morning. So magic is an excellent way for staying ahead of the reality curve, to make possible _____ what _______ will make a reality ________. As a cyber-magician, I combine elements of illusion and science to give us a feel of how ______ technologies might be ___________.
You've probably all heard of Google's Project Glass. It's new technology. You look through them and the world you see is augmented with data: names of places, monuments, buildings, maybe one day even the names of the strangers that pass you on the street. So these are my illusion glasses. They're a little bigger. They're a _________. And when you look through them, you get a glimpse into the mind of the cyber-illusionist.

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  1. tomorrow
  2. experienced
  3. science
  4. prototype
  5. today
  6. future

Original Text

Good morning. So magic is an excellent way for staying ahead of the reality curve, to make possible today what science will make a reality tomorrow. As a cyber-magician, I combine elements of illusion and science to give us a feel of how future technologies might be experienced.
You've probably all heard of Google's Project Glass. It's new technology. You look through them and the world you see is augmented with data: names of places, monuments, buildings, maybe one day even the names of the strangers that pass you on the street. So these are my illusion glasses. They're a little bigger. They're a prototype. And when you look through them, you get a glimpse into the mind of the cyber-illusionist.

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