Automattic is releasing an open source application for the iPhone, called WordPress for iPhone. Matt Mullenweg reckons it is the first open source application being made available in the iTunes App Store. The application is due soon, and supports both self-hosted blogs (version 2.5.1 and higher), and WordPress.com blogs.
Thord Daniel Hedengren is a designer, writer, and blogger, and also the former editor of The Blog Herald. He used to be a hotshot in the gaming industry in Sweden, but sold everything and went International. Most recently he wrote a book called Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, and does loads of kickass design.