Monthly Archives: July 2007

Something WICD This Way Comes

“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” Well, thumb-surfers the world over took a step closer to being able to experience rich Mobile Web applications last week with the release of the Web Integration Compound Document

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Powerbook 12": The Upgrade

[ad] The hard drive on my Powerbook was giving up the ghost. First, it started making a high-pitched squeal. Then it started “sticking” intermittently – the machine would just hang there until I gave it a bit of a shake

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My Life with ZoneTag

On my recent trip to Greece with my wife to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary, I made myself one promise: I would not use the Web for the whole week. By and large, I kept this promise, however I was

Posted in mobile 2.0, Travel Tagged with: , , , , ,

The iPhone, dotMobi and the Future of the Mobile Web

[ad] James Pearce (CTO of dotMobi) wrote a great article yesterday about the impact of the iPhone on the industry and what it means for them. Of course, he’s right. What the iPhone is doing is helping the Web along

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Posted on Jaiku at Mobile Web Review

I posted a brief review of Jaiku’s mobile site at Mobile Web Review. Hop over to Betavine to check it out.

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How Did We Get Here?

How did it happen that Europe is looking on longingly as 700,000 U.S. consumers are experiencing the mobile technology equivalent of sliced bread? Only one week ago, we were hearing about how Apple’s unreasonable demands were making it impossible for

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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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