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Tech that makes the magic happen

7 January 2014 Last updated at 15:52 GMT

Magic has always been seen as very secretive but some magicians now see the industry as an "incredible sandbox for future technology".

Spencer Kelly looks at how open sorcery, rather than just open source, can lead to a world where programmers and hackers can combine with magicians to create a little mystery.

Watch more clips on the Click website. If you are in the UK you can watch the whole programme on BBC iPlayer.

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