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Steve Jobs Remembered at Webby Awards

23rd May 2012

Steve Jobs, one of the world’s greatest innovators, who died in 2011, was honoured by US President Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Al Gore, at the 16th Annual Webby Awards in New York City.

Tributes to late Apple CEO came in via a video presentation which opened with comedian John Hodgman and actor Justin Long, who featured in Apple ad campaigns, followed by actor Richard Dreyfuss.

It also included a video montage of tributes from George Lucas, Ariana Huffington, Bono, Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, Buzz Aldrin and Vint Cerf.

The Webby Awards are annually presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences for excellence on the Internet.

Some of the 2012 Webby Winners:

Art
www.photoseed.com

Beauty & Cosmetics
http://www.ysl-experience.com and http://www.glamour.com/beauty

Best Practices
www.dropbox.com

Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics
www.drawastickman.com

Best Use of Video or Moving Image
www.TED.com and http://www.grazeourfield.com/asos/urbantour/

Best Visual Design (Aesthetic)
http://www.kinetic.com.sg and http://music.google.com/about/tour/

Best Visual Design – Function
http://www.beetle.com and http://www.pinterest.com

Best writing (Editorial)
http://www.newyorker.com and http://TheOnion.com

Blog – Business
http://mashable.com/ and http://www.huffingtonpost.com/business/

Blog – Cultural
http://the99percent.com and http://www.knowyourmeme.com

Blog – Political
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/ and http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/

Community
http://www.ihadcancer.com and http://Tumblr.com

CSR
http://awards.amalgamatednyc.com/fairtweets/

Cultural Institutions
http://rememberme.ushmm.org/

Education
http://www.khanacademy.org and http://www.ted.com

Events
http://www.tribecafilm.com and http://www.sundancechannel.com/festival/

Financial Services
http://www.mint.com

Green
http://www.counterspill.org and http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/

Humour
http://TheOnion.com and http://www.cracked.com

Lifestyle
http://www.epicurious.com/

Magazine
http://www.wired.com and http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/

News
http://www.thedailybeast.com/ and http://www.bbc.com/news/

People’s Special Achievement for Social Change
http://www.facebook.com/

Politics
http://factcheck.org

Radio/Podcasts
http://www.ted.com

Retail
www.asos.com and www.fab.com

Science
http://wyss.harvard.edu and http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/

Social Media
http://www.pinterest.com and http://www.google.com/+

Travel
www.kayak.com


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