Monthly Archives: February 2007

Audio Postcards from Myself

Either I’m not very good at locking the keys on my phone (likely) or the key sequence to unlock them (hitting left soft-key and star) is too easy to press by accident (also likely). The result is that I’ve been

Posted in Mobility

Victorian iPod on Display at Tower Bridge?

Well – it’s more like a Victorian Walkman, but I still though it was cool. This pocket-sized device (manufactured in 1926) unfolds into a miniature phonograph. Amaze you friends, confound your enemies! It was on display on the upper deck

Posted in London, Technology

Amazon Presentation at FOWA

Amazon continues to amaze me with the work they are doing in their Amazon Web Services unit. What Amazon is doing with Web Services, S3, their “elastic computing cloud,” the Mechanical Turk, etc… seems to me like it’s from the

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Future of Web Apps First Impressions

Wow. This is big. This is a big room filled with Web developers, entrepreneurs, managers, etc… (helpfully color-coded on their badges). Easily 500 people here. Probably more. All the chairs are filled up and I’m sitting on the floor. I

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Yahoo! Dishes it out at 3GSM

The Yahoo! stand Yahoo! had a really big stand this year at 3GSM where they were showcasing their wizzy new version of Yahoo! Go (more coherent thoughts on that later). They were giving away dishes of yummy ice-cream as well,

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Moco News Coverage of Mobile Search Panel

Moconews published a good summary of the panel on mobile search that I sat on at 3GSM. One thing not covered in the article: mobile web skepticism still rampant. A guy from the audience still didn’t believe you could have

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3GSM Thoughts

So. After experiencing the 3GSM conference for the second time, what are my thoughts? First of all, I am very much more impressed with the event this year than I was last year. It’s even bigger (60,000 attendees this year

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Mobile Monday Global Peer Awards

Just a quick post on this. In a word, it was awesome. Kudos to Rudy for putting it together and likewise to everyone else involved in developing it. 23 startups from 23 Mobile Monday chapters around the world showcasing some

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3GSM: Tim Berners-Lee’s Keynote

It’s 10:00 on Monday and Tim Berners-Lee has just delivered his keynote address. The key message: the Web is an open platform and an enabling technology layer and as the Web moves into the mobile platform (“convergence”), we need to

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3GSM-again

Here I am again in Barcelona, a year after attending my first 3GSM event (the Euro-centric mobile industry’s yearly love-fest). Last year, I was an observer. This year, my schedule is packed. I’m attending Tim Berners-Lee’s keynote tomorrow morning. I’m

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Who is Daniel K. Appelquist?

I'm an American Ex-Pat living in London. I'm a father of two and husband of one. I am the Open Web Advocate for Telefónica Digital, focusing on the Open Web Device. I founded Mobile Monday London, Over the Air and the Mobile 2.0 conference series.

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