About the Annotators

Mark Alcazar wanted to be a famous sportsman. After discovering he had no hand-eye coordination or athletic ability, however, he decided a better career might be computers. Mark has been at Microsoft for the last nine years, where he’s worked on the HTML rendering engine in Internet Explorer and has been a member of the Avalon team since its inception. Mark is a big fan of consistent white space, peach-nectarine Talking Rain, and spicy food. He has a B.Sc. from the University of the West Indies and an M.Sc. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Chris Anderson joined Microsoft in 1997 as a developer in Visual Basic. Today he is an architect on the Windows Client Platform team, working on the technologies code-named Avalon. He ...

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