Monthly Archives: November 2005

Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group in the News

The W3C Mobile Web Best Practices working group that I’m chairing got a nice write-up in the Herald Tribune! Especially happy about this because the IHT is kind of “my” newspaper — I read it every day on my way

Posted in Mobile Web, W3C

Mobile Monday London Lives!

Well they said it couldn’t be done, but we’ve managed to organize a follow-up to the immensely successful first Mobile Monday London event we held last month. This one will be on December 5th in Soho — details here. I

Posted in Mobile Monday

Back in Black

So in May when I went over to Japan, I got myself a new-fangled 3G phone. Because I don’t like to carry more than one device on my person, since then the Blackberry has taken a back seat. In fact,

Posted in Mobility

I’m famous!

Hey — I was quoted in the press yesterday! I’ll treasure this moment. Oh yes.

Posted in Mobile Web, W3C


I am frankly in shock at how many people have responded to my call for participation in Mobile Monday London. Less than a month since I sent out some initial emails and we now have 300+ people on the mailing

Posted in Mobile Monday

New Nokia Browser

I had the pleasure to take a test drive of Nokia’s new browser yesterday, while speaking at their XML conference. I just have to say — it’s good. If this technology gets into enough hands, it could really open up

Posted in Mobile Web, Web

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

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