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Magic [makes] possible today what science will make a reality tomorrow.

This quote is from magician and illusionist Marco Tempest’s 2012 TED Talk, in which he performs a special card trick that incorporates cutting-edge technology. The quote means that magic provides a link between what is currently possible and what will be possible in the future.

Watch the full TED Talk here: Marco Tempest – A Cyber-Magic Card Trick Like No Other

“A Cyber-Magic Card Trick Like No Other.” TEDGlobal 2012. Jun. 2012. Conference Presentation.

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