Monthly Archives: June 2007

Jaiku Is Cool

One of the best presentations at the Essential Web event I participated in on Wednesday was from Jaiku. I downloaded the client onto my N73 while the guy was talking and had it up and running in minutes (Ok —

Posted in mobile 2.0, Mobility Tagged with: ,

The iPhone: My Take

Why not? I live in Europe so I don’t have access to any iPhones today but here are my €.02 for what it’s worth: The iPhone is already catalyzing a sea-change in the mobile industry. This change is primarily about

Posted in Mobile Web, Mobility Tagged with: ,

Off The Grid

I will be “off the grid” for the coming week as I take my lovely and charming wife to an undisclosed location somewhere in the Greek islands to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. Back on the 25th, hopefully rested, relaxed

Posted in Blogs

LinkedIn vs. Facebook

I just got a message from a contact on LinkedIn informing me that they would no longer be using LinkedIn and if I wanted to “network” with them then I would have to move over to Facebook. The reasons given

Posted in Identity, Web 2.0 Tagged with: , ,

Customer Service

Some get it. Some don’t. It’s not always who you expect. Today I marched down to the FedEx store to send my ailing Powerbook 12″ laptop off to be fixed / upgraded (that’s another story — hopefully to be documented

Posted in London Tagged with: , ,

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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