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Another WWW2007 Highlight

Having Mor from Yahoo! Resarch pimp my phone up with the latest and greatest Zonetag. Thanks, Mor! Ok — I’m going to sleep now.

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More WWW2007 Stuff: Mobile Ajax

Apart from MobEA V (and meeting Dick Hardt — my quote: “Hey. You’re famous!”), the other highlight of the event for me was the panel I got to chair on Mobile Ajax. Now — this is an interesting topic, and

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Another thing about WWW2007

People that I have never met came up to me and told me that they read this blog. Like… regularly. That’s frickin’ weird.

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More WWW2007 Thoughts

Highlight: wisdom from Dick Hardt (“don’t use the ‘I’ word unless it’s as an adjective or an adverb.”) Very deep. Lowlight: The whole idea of “Web History.” Ok ok — I know this is actually a good idea, but something

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Geospatial Web Goes Mobile

Great presentation on use of the Mobile Web in combination with geospatial information to turn your mobile into a “spatial information appliance.” Not only is this work using location, device orientation combined with building geometry information harvested from Google Earth

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WWW2007 Live Notes: PRIVÉ and KDDI

Now sitting in a session at WWW2007, listening to a paper presentation on some research on anonymous location-based services. This research addresses a key issue with location-based services: user privacy. They have articulated a very sophisticated approach to this issue

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Betavine Continues to Ripen

One of the most exciting projects I’ve been involved with this year has been the launch of Vodafone Betavine. Betavine is a collaborative portal for the developer community focusing on mobile and communications apps. Although mobile operators have launched developer

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Oh Canada!

On Sunday I head off to Banff, Canada for the WWW2007 conference. This is going to be one busy week — I’m attending and giving a “lightning talk” at the W3C Advisory Committee meeting, then co-chairing a workshop on the

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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.

The opinions expressed here are my own, however, and neither Telefónica nor any other party necessarily agrees with them.

My books:
Mobile Internet for Dummies
XML and SQL

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