Giorgia is an information designer. Her work in information visualization frequently crosses the divide between digital and print, exploring visual models and metaphors to represent dense and rich data-driven stories.
Allison is a computer programmer, poet, educator and game designer. Her teaching and practice address the unusual phenomena that blossom when language and computers meet. She is currently the Digital Creative Writer-in-Residence at Fordham University.
Microsoft's Developer Experience & Evangelism team and Kinect for Windows team are working to help creative coders. They want people using Open Source and cross platform solutions to be able to easily and deeply integrate and collaborate with Microsoft’s devices and services.