Monthly Archives: May 2005

Serious about the Mobile Web

I suppose if I were really serious about the “Mobile Web,” I would start by making this site mobile friendly. Unfortunately, I tried to access it with my lovely new Sony Ericsson V800 and found it completely mobile non-friendly. I

Posted in Blogs, Mobile Web

The Design Festa

So on Sunday I went to something called the “Design Festa” at Tokyo Big Sight, an enormous expo center on the outskirts of the city. From what I understand, it’s a twice yearly event where hundreds of artists and designers

Posted in Kids, Travel

Mobile Web in Japan

Some anecdotal evidence of the shape of the Mobile Web in Japan: An advertisement with multiple URLs on it, each for access over a different carrier Every content provider has to code their service or application multiple times for different

Posted in Mobile Web, Travel

So Tokyo

So here I am in Tokyo — for WWW2005 conference and the launch of the Mobile Web Initiative. My initial impression: Tokyo is like New York on steroids. More soon.

Posted in Mobile Web, Travel, W3C

Who is Daniel K. Appelquist?

I'm an American ex-pat living in London and an independent consultant and advocate for emerging web technologies, the open web, open source and open data. As well, I am co-chair of the W3C Technical Architecture Group, I am a founder and co-organizer of the Over the Air hack day series and a founder of Mobile Monday London. I'm a former .com CTO and subsequent .com refugee. I am a parent dealing with the increasing complexities of raising children in a hyper-connected world.

If you are so inclined, you may find my public key on

My books:
Mobile Internet for Dummies

For more info, see my Linkedin profile.

More (probably than you ever wanted to know) about Torgo.


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