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EmTech Digital 2015

Full coverage of EmTech Digital in San Francisco, June 1-2, 2015.

EmTech Digital: Design Is What Differentiates Tech Companies Today
At leading tech companies design is now much more than just figuring out how a new product will looks, says influential author and designer John Maeda.

EmTech Digital: Magic Leap Plans to Open Its Virtual World to Developers
A company that developing impressive “mixed reality” technology wants to open the platform up to creative minds.

EmTech Digital: Worrying About Privacy and Security
Changes in technology have brought us to an inflection point for security and privacy, as it arrives – literally—on consumer’s doorstep.

EmTech Digital: Work Chat App Slack Wants You to Message With Machines
Controlling your workplace software using instant messages can make you more productive, says the founder of chat startup Slack.

EmTech Digital: Two Perspectives on How Mobility Might Be Changing
Two experts with different backgrounds and focus discuss how technology is changing transportation.

EmTech Digital: Pinterest’s Bid to Reinvent Online Shopping
Buy buttons are coming to Pinterest and will reinvent online commerce, the company claims.

EmTech Digital: Project Loon Head Details How the Balloons Interact
Project Loon, Google’s plan for Internet via floating balloons, uses RF for the balloons to connect with each other.

EmTech Digital: Where Is AI Taking Us?
Recent advances in machine learning have produced spectacular results—but two experts say the real trick will be connecting different knowledge in useful ways.