Professional pickpocket Apollo Robbins on the art of misdirection

Sleight-of-hand artist Apollo Robbins steals things for a living. In this captivating TED video, he explains how treating people's attention as a limited resource keeps him employed.

For more from Robbins on the nature of human attention, see his instructional video on how to steal someone's watch.


[Via TED]

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Ok. How the fuck did he change his shirt in a crowded audience?