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The Designing for Virtual Reality session at I/O is now up on YouTube, in case you missed the live stream:

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Working hard to get a great Google I/O session ready for everyone: Designing for Virtual Reality

The session will be live streamed 

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Here are some initial guidelines I wrote up for designing for Virtual Reality

I'm excited to be able to say that I'm working full time on VR interface design at Google! If you're going to SVVR tonight I'll see you there!

Also the Google VR team is hiring Interactive, Visual, and Motion designers:

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Cardboard and your phone make serious fun. We've got a fresh round of updates for Cardboard users, developers, and makers.

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This is going to be fun! I'm helping with two of these sessions, Design Tooling and Wearable Design, along with +Noah Levin, +Alex Faaborg, and +Bob Ryskamp. Videos of the sessions will be made available after the event.


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Sharing what’s up our sleeve: Android coming to wearables

Today we’re excited to extend Android to wearables. And we’re starting with the most familiar wearable—watches. We’re already working with several consumer electronics manufacturers, including Asus, HTC, LG, Motorola and Samsung; chip makers Broadcom, Imagination, Intel, Mediatek and Qualcomm; and fashion brands like the Fossil Group to bring you watches powered by Android Wear later this year. If you’re a developer, check out to download a Developer Preview so you can tailor your existing app notifications for watches powered by Android Wear. Look out for more developer resources and APIs coming soon.

Check out our blog post to learn more:

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My 2013 Google I/O design talk is now up on YouTube.

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I'll be speaking at I/O again this year: Cognitive Science and Design, all new content for 2013.

If you missed last year's I/O session you can check it out here: Google I/O 2012 - Advanced Design for Engineers

and if you just can't get enough of my design talks, here's another:
Designing Firefox - Alex Faaborg
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