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Bill Day

Bill Day is Director of Developer Products at DigitalReasoning Systems, Inc. where he helps drive adoption of their innovative approach to finding meaning inherent in human language. His focus is on the Digital Reasoning Platform and enabling developers to succeed with Digital Reasoning technologies. Bill is also a contributor to Wired's blog and Founder & Technical Guru of Day Web Development.


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Java for Palm OS Devices, Act 2

Posted by billday on February 13, 2004 at 8:56 AM PST

Way back in July 2003 I blogged about palmOne licensing IBM's J2ME implementation (WME) for its Tungsten devices. Tungstens with built in Java support are now in use, but as I noted back in that blog:

Developments in Nokia-land

Posted by billday on January 23, 2004 at 6:48 PM PST

Nokia's been making waves of late.

Will Cell Phones Render iPods Obselete?

Posted by billday on January 6, 2004 at 1:50 PM PST

I've been reading the buzz for the last couple of weeks that Apple would launch a smaller version of their iPod music player at MacWorld. Enter the iPod mini, announced in today's Jobs keynote.

The Great Cellcam Debate

Posted by billday on December 23, 2003 at 1:07 PM PST

I'm not a big fan of the expression "digital convergence", but I do appreciate its results. One of the most important of these results: Cell phones with built in digital cameras (some people refer to them as camera phones, but I prefer cellcams) .

Answer Your MIDP 2.0 Questions

Posted by billday on November 25, 2003 at 1:11 AM PST

Even though I've been evangelizing Java technology for nigh on five years now, I still get a great kick out of speaking at Sun Tech Days, JavaOne, and other conferences. Nonetheless, I'm always looking for ways to help developers use J2ME without me logging yet more hours eating bad food in coach over an ocean somewhere.

Roll On, Tech Conferences, Roll On

Posted by billday on November 21, 2003 at 12:49 AM PST

Several readers wrote me about the Seattle Sun Tech Days presentations, so I thought I'd post info on updated slides from subsequent events.

Live from Seattle, it's Sun Tech Days!

Posted by billday on September 4, 2003 at 11:34 PM PDT

Today we kicked off this year's Sun Tech Days developer conferences in Seattle.

Sun, Apple, and J2ME, Oh My!

Posted by billday on August 4, 2003 at 4:39 PM PDT

A month ago I posted a fateful blog entry, "Hey Apple, Got J2ME?", which continues to draw counter blogs, email, and online responses. There's enough interest in this that I thought a follow-up might be in order.

Save Time, Waste Time

Posted by billday on July 30, 2003 at 6:33 PM PDT

In spite of all of the abstract tech talk and demo code and articles I've been involved with over the years while advocating Java technology, at the end of the day any technology, Java included, is only useful when somebody finds something interesting to do with it.

Hey Apple, Got J2ME?

Posted by billday on July 2, 2003 at 6:32 AM PDT

I've been re-reading Tim's thoughts on Mac OS X switchers and OS X and the Next Big Thing of late.