We recognize our top users by making them a Tindarian. Tindarians have access to secret & unreleased features.
We look for the most active & best members of the Tindie community, and invite them to join. There isn't a selection process or form to fill out. The only way to become a Tindarian is by being a nice & active member of the Tindie community!
I've been making things for as long as I can remember, and first programmed a microcontroller around 20 years ago. For the last 4 years I've been working full-time, supporting and improving both the Espruino firmware and boards.