Are you serious? DD's like this really do shame to the DeviantArt staff. DD's are suppose to show improvement but your pixels have always been good like this. Out of all your lovely art, they choose a water droplet pixel...
Woah woah woah woah. This dude's been featured with a ton of DD's. There are a lot of Deviants out there who are really good artists yet still don't get attention. I don't think you mean what you mean.
This is =Kawiko's FIRST Daily Deviation. The point of a DD is indeed for the helping of a artist to get more known in the community. *SpartanPuppy may not have worded it in that way but I'm sure that's what they were getting at.
A way to check somebody's DD's is by typing /dds in the URL when you are on their page. There is only one DD in her gallery and this is it.
Yes, part of the DD is to bring artists to people's attention but the other half is to bring out unrecognized work. This is pretty unrecongnized by most people that come and look at half of the art in his gallery. Not nessacarily, DDs are just one day features from a CV that felt it was good enough to feature.
The DD did help =Kawiko get more known. Some people who didn't know about him now do.