Monthly Archives: July 2008

What will be the Model T of the Mobile Web?

I’ve been following with some interest the press surrounding the 100th anniversary of the Model T, the original “people’s car” that is credited with creating the automative industry as we now know it. The Model T is famous for a number

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

Offline Blogging and Location

So what does WordPress’s application for iPhone give you that sets it apart from just blogging through the browser?First and foremost, it allows you to blog while off-line. I’m writing this while sitting in the Tube, under the streets of

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

WordPress Brings Mobile Blogging to iPhone

I’m writing this post from the new (free) WordPress iPhone application. Is it the holy grail of mobile blogging? That remains to be seen, but it certainly was easy to install and get up and running (with my own installation

Posted in mobile 2.0 Tagged with: , ,

Mobile Internet for Dummies!

Dummies everywhere are rejoicing today. Finally, they will be able to know the joys of the Mobile Internet, thanks to a new reference book, of which I am proud to announce I have been a co-author, Mobile Internet for Dummies.

Posted in Mobile Web Tagged with: , , ,

Open Business Models at Mobile 2.0 Europe

Open Business Model Panel at Mobile 2.0 Europe moderated by Mike Butcher It’s the final panel at Mobile 2.0 Europe, featuring panelists from Blyk (Leif F├ągelstedt), Admob (Laurence Aderemi), GetJar (Ilja Laurs), Bango (Ray Anderson) and Fjord (Chris Liu) and

Posted in London, mobile 2.0 Tagged with: , ,

Early Stage Startups at Mobile 2.0 Europe

We didn’t announce the startups on the agenda for Mobile 2.0 Europe – we had to keep something back to make for a little suspense. As I write this, the startups are now on stage presenting: Aka Aki: an exciting

Posted in Misc Tagged with: ,

Mobile 2.0 Europe Kicks Off

Pekka Pohjakallio of Nokia Keynoting Mobile 2.0 Europe In late 2006, I helped to run an event called Mobile 2.0 in San Francisco. Run up against Web 2.0 Summit, the event was first conceived as a kind of mobile “meet

Posted in mobile 2.0 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.


Liked this post? Follow this blog to get more.