Monthly Archives: July 2006

Mobile Web Usage Notes

In the spirit of “eating my own dog food,” I’ve been using the Web more and more often from mobile devices over the past year — in particular from the Blackberry 8700. For things like keeping up to date with

Posted in Mobile Web

Device Description Nirvana

So I’m off to Madrid for the Mobile Web Initiative Device Descriptions workshop. What is this all about? While I’ve been busying myself with chairing a working group on Mobile Web Best Practices, Rotan Hanrahan from MobileAware has been chairing

Posted in Mobile Web, W3C

Even "The Register" Agrees

The Mobile Web Best Practices “show a new awareness of the need to help websites work better on small screens.” Ok — so the title of the article is “W3C guidelines inadequate” but for the Register, this reads like a

Posted in Mobile Web, 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.

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