Philippa is the creator of My Cardboard Life, one of the worlds greatest webcomics. She also creates some impressive repeat patterns, which you should probably check out over here... http://philippajrice.com/ and here's her Twitter.
Eight bit is very good at this game, he's played it a couple of times before, and his results are allways incredible, if you haven't already, I suggest you take a gander at some of these links...
Laura is a Music journalist, who writes for the New Musical Express. You should check out her website and twitter, she says some good things...
Tom is a clever man, who often uses name OldGuard. I used to be able to describe him as a designer, he's way more than that these days. So I will brand him with the new title of 'clever man of the internet'.