Posts Tagged: cognitive match

Sic Transit Gloria Mundi…

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If you don’t know your Latin by the way, the above translates to “Thus passes the glory of the world” (see this wikipedia page too). More than 4 years ago I crossed the Atlantic from London, UK and based myself in California, with a small startup, Cognitive Match, that came out of London and expanded into […]

Embrace the Change

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I’m starting a new job tomorrow. Finally, it came to that time to leave behind Cognitive Match / Magnetic and take on a new challenge. This change and the implications it has on various levels in my life got me thinking. There are a lot of unknowns ahead of me and a lot of challenges […]

Continents Reunited

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In this photo, there are 4 continents, 3 people, 2 companies and one team: With my friends Denis (Australia) and Nick (South Africa) — and me obviously (Europe) — in a bar in America. We all used to be part of the same team back in the days in London, nowadays Nick has started his […]

Running Multiple JDK Versions on Mac OS X

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If you’re a Java developer like me, working on a bunch of different projects at the same time, then you quite likely find yourself in the situation where you need to switch in between different JDK versions every time you switch context/project. In my case, I am working on the (good) stuff we got going […]

Cognitive Match Acquired by Magnetic

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It has been going for a while now but finally everything fell into place and as such it is already making the news on the net 🙂 As of this week, Cognitive Match has been acquired by Magnetic! TechCrunch has already covered this and you can read the full story here: http://techcrunch.com/2014/05/28/retargetting-startup-cognitive-match-acquired-by-magnetic/ . There is […]

Cognitive Match — The Reunion

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I’ve mentioned Cognitive Match got acquired by Magnetic recently — which, along with a whole lot of other interesting developments, gave the old Cognitive Match team finally the chance to get reunited under one roof. And here’s the photos — which I’m sure will make history 😉

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CDN — The Basics — Part 3

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We looked in the previous post in these series on how to employ multiple load balancers to scale out your web app, however, so far the multiple load balancers were only used in a live/stand-by scenario, such as at any moment in time only one load balancer was active, while the other(s) were on standby, […]

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And (One of) the Winner Is … Me :)

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In case there were any doubts about my driving (ahem, racing!) abilities, these, I’m sure, will settle the matter: in the Cognitive Match California Go-Karting race, guess who came 3rd? 😀 Granted, you may think “well it’s only 3rd”, but it does mean still that I came 1st out of the whole Tech team! And […]

Refresh Your Ads!

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This is a long-forgotten photo — which in all honesty, I did intend to publish during Ad:Tech San Francisco, as that’s when this bottle came to life. (And from what I know it provided refreshments for many of the attendants too!) Being at Ad:Tech San Francisco with Cognitive Match, couldn’t help taking a picture of […]