When awards are given out, they should encourage everyone to be finer practitioners, not louder personalities. Instead of putting people — however deserving — on pedestals out of reach of new talent, when done right, they can promote inclusivity and celebrate our collective achievement.
With three years of iPhone ownership I’ve become accustomed to the design and behaviour of iOS, yet at the same time ignorant of other smartphone platforms. Thanks to Clearleft’s new mobile testing environment, I can now spend a week or so with different operating systems to get a feel for how they differ. First up; Windows Phone 7.