Tuesday, November 27, 2007

My dream machine - Nikon D40X DSLR

My Dream Machine, finally:

I purchased this from jjmehta.com on 25th November 2007.

Camera information display and settings

Some specialties about D40X:

  • The most compact Nikon digital SLR ever, featuring intuitive controls and ergonomics designed for everyone
  • 10.2-effective-megapixel
  • Fast continuous shooting mode enables up to 100 JPEG images (FINE L-size or smaller) at 3 frames per second
  • High-precision digital image processing algorithms for natural-looking pictures with faithful color and tone reproduction
  • Automatic and manual control over ISO sensitivity from ISO 100 to 1600, as well as HI 1 (manual only)
  • Quick 0.18 second power-up to respond to every photographic opportunity
  • A large 2.5-inch LCD monitor with viewing angle of approx. 170 degrees in all directions
  • Long-life rechargeable lithium-ion battery that allows up to 520 images* on a single charge (*CIPA standards)

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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

algoGod update: Extending the submission date to December 14th 2007

November 14 2007: Here is an update on the algoGod contest.

First, we are extending the submission date to December 14th 2007.

We started the contest 4 weeks ago, and got an overwhelming response with 299 contestants registering for the event and actively solving the problem. Many contestants requested that the submission date be extended, so we have extended the last date.

Also, we would like to inform you that we are hiring machine learning experts who can work at Komli for making a world-class ad-optimization engine. If you are interested – check out our web page at http://www.komli.com/careers under ‘Machine Learning Expert’. We introduced a FAQ for algoGod, it is on the following web page: http://www.komli.com/algogod/faq.php If you do have any questions, please don’t hesitate sending it to algogod@komli.com.

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Wednesday, November 07, 2007

AOL buying Quigo

  • AOL is buying Quigo, a contextual ad network, for a reported $340 million [techcrunch.com]
  • Quigo will be the fourth ad company AOL has acquired in 2007. Earlier in the year, AOL acquired Third Screen Media (mobile advertising), Adtech AG, an ad serving platform based in Frankfurt, Germany, and Tacoda, the behavioral targeting company. All of them roll into Platform-A, AOL’s recently announced ad platform division [paidcontent.org]
  • Quigo, has over 500 publisher relationships and about 3,000 advertisers. [readwriteweb.com]
  • Quigo has raised $45 million since opening its doors in 2000 [paidcontent.org]

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