Di Dang

New Technologies Design Advocate, Google

Focusing on new technologies, Di Dang recently joined Google’s Design Relations team. Previously, Di led the Emerging Tech group at Seattle-based digital agency POP, advising clients on how emerging tech can benefit their end users. Di enjoys leading UX through the full product development cycle for solutions that may include, but aren’t limited to, VR/AR, web/mobile, conversational UI, and machine learning. Di leads VR/AR design workshops and teaches at the School of Visual Concepts. With a degree in Philosophy and Religion, Di spends a lot of time thinking about ethically designing emerging technology. She tweets about all this and more at @dqpdang.

My Sessions

Using Haptics to Feel Virtual Worlds

Room B5

Touch is the single most important sensation that we cannot live without. Touch enables us to effortlessly pick up a glass of water and pull keys from our pockets, without looking. We use touch to validate what we see is real, to navigate the world, to organize cognitive and physical tasks, learn, and to communicate complex information such as trust and caring.

Life Track