Joshua Blake is an integrator (developer-designer hybrid) with extensive experience developing Natural User Interfaces for Microsoft Surface and Windows 7. He draws from his background developing 3-D graphics and non-traditional computer interfaces to bring a unique perspective to multi-touch development and design. He is deeply involved in the Microsoft Surface and NUI communities and is well known for creating and maintaining InfoStrat.VE, an open source multi-touch Bing Maps 3D control for WPF, Microsoft Surface, and Window 7 Touch. Joshua maintains a blog "Deconstructing the NUI" at and is currently writing a Manning book Multi-touch Development with WPF and Silverlight. Joshua is a consultant with InfoStrat in Washington, DC.