Sleight of hand, also known as prestidigitation ("quick fingers") or legerdemain (from Middle French léger de main, literally "light of hand"), is the set of techniques used by a magician (or card sharp) to manipulate objects such as cards and coins secretly.Sleight of hand is not a separate branch of magic, but rather one of the means used by a magician to produce an effect. It can be contrasted with the flourish, where the magician intentionally displays skills, such as the ability to cut cards one-handed, which is akin to juggling. Advanced sleight of hand requires months or years of practice before it can be performed proficiently in front of spectators.
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  • Against Attention: The Pre-Thanksgiving Manifesto

    … to this talent is to develop it so that you become the best person with that talent. Don’t worry about the attention it breeds. Just develop the talent. But that attention is NOT a fixed resource also means it is cheap. A simple sleight-of-hand today can get you a million eyeballs tomorrow. Next day, darkness again. Even earned attention is fickle. Those…

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