Category: Travel

Travel Notes from this Week

In about an hour, I will board the final flight of my round-the-world trip, from San Francisco back to London. I’ve mostly been in Beijing and San Francisco, and I’ve transited through Singapore and Hong Kong on the way. The

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Around the World for the Mobile Web

I’ve just had confirmation that, for my flight out to Beijing for the upcoming WWW2008 conference in April, I will be flying the first leg on a Singapore Airlines Airbus A-380 “superjumbo.” The flight will be London to Singapore on

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What Time is It?

[ad] Why, in this day and age, when they can send a man to the Moon, is it so frickin’ difficult to tell what time it is? Specifically, what makes it so seemingly difficult for mobile devices, which are connected

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Not Dead

I know I haven’t posted here in a while. Don’t worry — I’m not dead. I am taking a trip with my kids in the States and Candada. For daily-ish updates, check out my jaiku micro-blog.

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

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South by Southwest Live Notes

So here I am, sitting in a panel at South by Southwest on “designing for convergent devices.” As I walked in, I caught the tail end of something that seemed really cool – a service called Zannel that does user

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Back in the UK

I’m back in the UK after almost 10 days in Spain. We held the Mobile Web Initiative Best Practices meeting where much good work was done. I sampled the famous cider of the Asturias region. I drove to Bilbao and

Madrid’s Beautiful New Airport

This is the 2nd time this year I’ve traveled through Madrid’s beautiful new airport. It’s still wowing me. For my trip to Oviedo to go to W3C Mobile Web Initiative meetings this week and speak at Fundamentos Web next week,

My “to-do” List

Here’s snapshot of my day: Present some of the work we’ve been doing in Mobile Web Initiative and dotMobi to some important internal stakeholders Go to Heathrow Get my iris scanned Fly to Düsseldorf On the plane, write a use

Stuck in Germany

So here I am stuck in Germany while the terrible events in London unfolded today. The family is fine. Thanks to everyone who has contacted me today to check up on us. Now I only hope I can get home

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