|1||Introduction / Overview|| |
Davis, Erik. "Prestigious Demons 3: Stage Magic and Demonic Apparations." May 11, 2011.
Della Porta, Giambattista. An excerpt from Magia Naturalis.
|2||Smoke and Mirrors: Stage Illusion as Storytelling Tool|| |
Tognazzini, Bruce. "Principles, Techniques, and Ethics of Stage Music and Their Application to Human Interface Design." CHI '93 Proceedings of the INTERACT '93 and CHI '93 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (1993): 355–62.
Las Vegas Weekly Staff. "A Man, A Ball, A Hoop, A Bench (and an Alleged Thread)… Teller!," Las Vegas Weekly, November 30.
Singer, Mark. "Secrets of the Magus." The New Yorker, April 1993.
———. "Interview - Expanding Minds."
Kahneman, Daniel. "Thinking Fast and Slow." Long Now Lecture, 2013.
john popper. "Ricky Jay 52 Assistants." December 4, 2014. YouTube.
Magic Camp. Directed by Judd Ehrlich. 2012.
Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay. Directed by Molly Bernstein. Color, 88 min. 2012.
|3||The NeuroScience of Magic|| |
Allen, Jonathan. "Deceptionists at War." Cabinet Magazine, 2007
Louv, Jason. John Dee was the 16th Century's Real-life Gandalf.
Harrington, Brooke. Chapters 1, 3, 4, 8 and 11 in Deception: From Ancient Empires to Internet Dating. Stanford University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780804756495. [Preview with Google Books]
The Ghost Army. Directed by Rick Beyer. Color, 68 min. 2013.
Josh Reeves. Queen Elizabeth's Magician – John Dee (2002). March 4, 2010. YouTube.
|4||Magical Warfare: Camouflage & Deception & On Her Majesty's Occult Service; Dee, Crowley, Maskelyne, and Mulholland||No new readings assigned.|
|5||Trick++: Present Your Trick with Marco Tempest||Wilson, C. L. Worldbuilding 101 – Making Magic.|
|6||Magic as System|| |
Rose, David. Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things. Scribner, 2014, pp. 75–154. ISBN: 9781476725635. [Preview with Google Books]
Green, Penelope. "Putting Magic in the Mundane," The New York Times, July 2014.
Jones, Matt. "The Demon-Haunted World." Slides, 2009.
Arnall, Tim. No to NoUI. 2013.
|7||Magic Items: Rings, Swords, and the Internet of Things||No new readings assigned.|
|8||Midterm Project Presentations|| |
Condition Echo Blueshift (PDF) by the MIT Assassin's Guild LARP. 2007
Nicolas Marmol. "Black Mirror: Season 2, Episode 1, Be Right Back HDTV x264 FoV." October 8, 2014. YouTube.
|9||Computational Demonology: Bots, Familiars, and Machine Learning|
|10||The Magic Circle: Ritual Magick as User Experience Design||Fitzkee, Dariel. Chapters 7, 9, 10, and 12 in Showmanship for Magicians. Lee Jacobs, 1988.|
|11||Showmanship, Environment, and Illusion||No new readings assigned.|
|12||Final Project Presentations||No new readings assigned.|