Monthly Archives: April 2006

iMac G5

So I got a reconditioned iMac G5 from the Apple store. It may be last year’s technology, but it’s still rocks. Especially when compared to our previous home computer – a “grape” iMac DV from 2000. Actually the iMac DV

Posted in Technology

The Mobile Web is Already Here

Just read a good Article heralding the growth of mobile browsing. I predicted the Mobile Web would go mainstream this year (although this didn’t take a Nostradamus to figure out) and it looks like it’s starting to happen —

Posted in Mobile Web, Mobility

New York Skyline on Drugs

So if you look at the New York skyline on Google Maps or Google Earth, it becomes aparant how some of these images are stitched together from different satellites. In particular, bits of Manhattan seem to have been taken at

Posted in Web 2.0

Bluetooth Worm?

So I think I got attacked by a Bluetooth worm on my way to work this morning. I was innocently playing solitaire on my Nokia N70 when I got a message prompting me to “accept a message” from “Nokia 6630.”

Posted in Mobility

Mobile Monday Notes

So last week’s Mobile Monday was interesting on a number of fronts. First off, I know now how not to do an interactive panel discussion. Having audience members SMS key words of phrases that then appeared behind the speakers was

Posted in Mobile Monday

My “to-do” List

Here’s snapshot of my day: Present some of the work we’ve been doing in Mobile Web Initiative and dotMobi to some important internal stakeholders Go to Heathrow Get my iris scanned Fly to Düsseldorf On the plane, write a use

Posted in Mobility, Travel

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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