#12 Sean Blanchfield, Page Fair part 2

Summary

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.

Details

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

Page Fair report - Adblocking goes mainstream

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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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