We're a pretty diverse bunch. The descriptions are stolen from various places. If you're REALLY offended, tell me and I'll change it. ;-)
Conversely, if you don't see yours here, email me and I'll do something about it. Suggestions for captions also welcome.

Note that the main silk-list page is here.

In NO particular order.....

Shivshankar Sastry, or "Shiv". Sharp as a scalpel, subtle as a nuclear blast.

Vipul Ved Prakash, dyslexic Perl hacker who groks metaphysics.

Ashish Gulhati, freelance hacker and philosopher.

Pawan Jaitly, hairy biker minus the hair.

Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, the deus ex machina.

Peter Bullen, bon vivant and bon motant -- or is that mutant ?

Bruce Metcalf, peripatetic seeker after enlightenment.

Ramakrishnan Sundaram, needles and pins. Voodoo chile.

Bharath Chari, 60s man lost in a timewarp. Writes the most spaghetti code in existence.

Udhay Shankar N, random networking enthusiast.

Radhika Gajjala, Multimedia prof with multiple personalities.

Kiran Jonnalagadda, wannabe Open Source capitalist.

Sundeep Dougal, the lurker in the rye.

Sudhakar Chandrasekharan, recently re-indentured Apprentice Hacker.

Chris Kelty, Political Anthropolist and participant-observer Beer Drinker

Eugene Leitl, will Immanentize The Eschaton for food

Suresh Ramasubramanian, quizzicist and tireless destroyer of canned processed pig parts.

Ravi Rao, larval geek.

Madhu M Kurup, Earth's youngest graybeard. Don't tread on him.

Venky Hariharan, local(isation) area networker par excellence. Lunch-mit-bier, Maestro?

Venkat Mangudi, another Venki. MSVS or "Mad Venkat" from the BBS days.

Anish: 30B83F4DDE417A941415CA1861367EC3 (or, What's up, Doc?)

Srini Ramakrishnan - closet suit.

Ramjee Swaminathan, Grumpy Old Punster.

Sylvia, Ars Gratia Artis.

Biju Chacko - Carnivore with various hats.

Madhu Menon - Head kook.

Chris Kantarjiev - The Oracular Mechanic.

Jessica Prabhakar - Den Mom to a whole generation of geeks.

Abhijit Menon-Sen, grouchy young crab and kernel cracker (with his bare claws!).

Amoghavarsha, YA larval geek, saving thousands of words.

Deepa Mohan, LJ materfamilias.

Kalyan Varma, Only the Wild survive.

Yazad Jal, Anarchist Governance rules. OK?

Dan Moniz, the needle in the haystack (whom all threads chase)

Charles Haynes, Don't Ask Questions You Don't Want To Know The Answer To

In Memoriam: Kerry Miller, sage, flake, friend.
Don't forget to check out the archive as well!