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.
Mimi is interested in exploring her surroundings with her eyes shining before creating something interactive and funny based on narrative snippets from her life. She loves to play with art and nature as well as technology, which all lead her into a creative world. Her artwork has been exhibited in Seoul, Tokyo, Barcelona and Arhus in Denmark.
Darius is a programmer who builds weird internet stuff. His work focuses primarily on autonomous bots and generative toys that do absurd things. His best known work is the Random Shopper, a program that bought him random books, DVDs, and CDs from Amazon each month. He also has a small army of Twitter bots, many of which lampoon and imitate human Twitter behavior, including a lot of bots that tell bad jokes over and over.