In this book from O'Reilly Media, you will discover 20 thought-provoking essays written by designers, engineers, researchers and scientists from pioneering companies like Adaptive Path, Autodesk, Essential Design, Fjord, Google, Intel, Involution Studios, MIT Media Lab, Normative and Rethink Robotics.

Edited by Jonathan Follett and with a Foreword by Saul Kaplan, Founder of the Business Innovation Factory, Designing for Emerging Technologies explores areas of fast-moving technology in desperate need of user experience design — from the IoT to robotics, 3D printing to wearables, neuroscience to synthetic biology, genomics and more.


  • Stephen Anderson
  • Martin Charlier 
  • Lisa deBettencourt
  • Jeff Faneuff
  • Jonathan Follett
  • Andy Goodman
  • Camille Goudeseune
  • Bill Hartman
  • Erin Rae Hoffer
  • Steven Keating
  • Brook Kennedy


  • Dirk Knemeyer
  • Barry Kudrowitz
  • Gershom Kutliroff
  • Michal Levin
  • Matt Nish-Lapidus
  • Marco Righetto
  • Juhan Sonin
  • Scott Stropkay
  • Scott Sullivan
  • Hunter Whitney
  • Yaron Yanai

Free Chapters

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