Monthly Archives: November 2006

New Opera Mini Integrates Photo Blogging

Opera arguably reinvented the mobile browser with the original release of Opera Mini. The innovation of Opera Mini was to be able to fit four quarts into a one pint jug. By putting most of the guts of the browser

Posted in mobile 2.0, Mobile Web, Mobility Tagged with: , ,

Mobile Content Creation

So, the million-dollar question in this migration to WordPress has been: will this enable me full mobile-Web-base administration and content creation? Well – here I am, using the native browser on the Blackberry 8700 and I’m happy to report the

Posted in Blogs, Mobile Web, Mobility Tagged with:

Enterprise 2.0?

Don’t worry, I am not trying to define another “2.0ism.” However, I attended an event earlier in the week at which the term Enterprise 2.0 was defined by a speaker, but the definition he gave stuck me as more like

Posted in Technology, Web 2.0

mobile2.0 Event: The World Reacts

We have had some great coverage of the mobile2.0 event appear in the blogosphere and the press. Here are four particularly good and detailed run-downs of the day: (in Spanish) I was particularly impressed with the

Posted in Blogs, mobile 2.0, Mobile Monday, Mobile Web, Mobility Tagged with: ,

WordPress Has Landed

Well — I’m off Blogger and on to WordPress. The whole process was surprisingly simple. I’ve been wringing my hands about doing this for months now thanks to the WordPress migration tools, the whole thing was virtually painless. I feel

Posted in Blogs, Mobile Web, W3C Tagged with: , ,

The Big Import

I am in the process of bringing this blog over from Blogger to WordPress. In the process, I am learning all about WordPress and the wonderful plug-in (modified by Mike Rowehl) which creates mobile-friendly pages. During this transitionary phase, some

Posted in Blogs

Web 2.0 Sorted

Wow! We filled the room at Web 2.0 with people standing at the back. Anssi and I were completely aligned on delivering the message of the open Web on the mobile. The audience was really receptive and asked good questions.

Posted in Mobile Web

One Down, One to Go

Wow! Mobile2.0 exceeded my expectations in almost every way. 270 mobile and Web industry professionals filled the Grand Hyatt ballroom in San Francisco. Unfortunately I didn’t get any pictures myself because I was running around like a madman. We had

Posted in Mobile Monday, Mobile Web

What is “Mobile 2.0” (Beta)

[ad] I should start this post with an extra disclaimer: although I work for Vodafone, this article does not represent Vodafone policy nor is it a product roadmap or public statement on behalf of Vodafone or any of its subsidiary

Posted in mobile 2.0, Mobile Web Tagged with:

Digital Identity Forum

Hey! I’ll be chairing a session tomorrow at the Digital Identity Forum event here in London. The topic of the session (which leads off the two-day event) is “Next Generation Digital Identity.” My interest in digital identity is in the

Posted in Identity

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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