#12 Sean Blanchfield, Page Fair part 2

This is part two of an interview with Sean Blanchfield of Page Fair. Part one can be found here. This part looks at the technology behind Page Fair.

Sean and I discuss how adblockers work, easylist block list, how Page Fair works, cooperation with easy list, using Page Fair on a site; backend technology, python, Redis, twisted, Linux, Amazon Web Services, server load and traffic patterns; serving ads, bids, speed, Page Fair auction, no tracking of users, panopticlick and fingerprinting, tracking across devices and locations, data management platforms; noscript and Page Fair; Youtube and ads; not always showing an ad; ad block walls; book choices, The Innovator’s Dilemma, The Elements of Style, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, Thinking, Fast and Slow; social networking and playing on expectations, trust in relationships, meeting customers.

Page Fair report – Adblocking goes mainstream

Download mp3 of podcast

Book Recommendations
The Innovator’s Dilemma

The Elements of Style

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

Thinking, Fast and Slow

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