Kaleido is currently developed and maintained by Agnes Chang. This project was initiated as a Master’s thesis in the Design Ecology Group at the MIT Media Lab. Past developers include Susie Fu. Other people to whom this work owes its existence include jwarren, rthe, ericr, sajid, rdf, mres, etc. etc.
Other projects that have inspired this work include Processing and Scratch.
Juenan Wu created the drawing on the software package's "About" graphic.