Pavan Podila, Research Developer at NYC's Liquidnet Holdings, has worked extensively with many leading UI technologies, including WPF/Silverlight, Flash/Flex, and DHTML. His primary interests include 2D/3D Graphics, Data Visualization, UI architecture and computational art. He created FluidKit, a WPF library of controls, frameworks, and tools. Kevin Hoffman, Research Developer at Liquidnet Holdings, has worked with .NET since before Visual Studio .NET was first released in 2001. He has authored, co-authored, or contributed to 14 books on .NET programming topics, and is primary developer of CLINQ: open source software that enables LINQ queries to remain connected over streaming data sources.