The art of distraction | Robert Strong and Adam Cheyer | TEDxSanFrancisco

Robert Strong has become the magician in residence at TEDxSanFrancisco. Every year he comes back and blows our mind again again. Buckle up, this one is amazing!

Filmed at #TEDxSanFrancisco #DareToKnow on October 3rd, 2019, at the Herbst Theatre.

#DareToKnow #TEDxSanFrancisco #TEDx #TED #Tedx_official #TEDtalks #art #magician #entertainer Robert Strong was voted San Francisco’s Best Magician two years in a row also voted San Francisco’s Best Comedian twice, Robert Strong has performed for two Presidents of the United States. He’s a 10 year artist in residence at The Smithsonian, a resident magician at Google, and TEDxSanFrancisco’s favorite wizard. Read more about him here.

Adam Cheyer is a co-founder of Siri Inc. and formerly a director of engineering in the iPhone group at Apple. Prior to Siri, he was a computer scientist and project director in SRI International’s Artificial Intelligence Center, where he was the Chief Architect on the CALO project. Cheyer was also a member of the founding team at and a founder of Sentient Technologies (formerly Genetic Finance). This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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