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The Center of Attention  

The Center of Attention  podcast is for anyone with (or in) an online audience who wants to understand how their digital behavior relates to the attention economy at large.  By questioning data from multiple perspectives, Parse.ly co-founders and hosts Sachin Kamdar and Andrew Montalenti attempt to illuminate what we’re really paying attention to.

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Episode 11: GDPR Q&A

"The privacy reckoning." Andrew responds to a Q&A about GDPR, a set of data protection regulations granting consumers more access to their personal data, explaining how it might affect tech and media and what businesses…
Megan Radogna
May 8, 2018
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Episode 10: Out of the AI Winter

"We're not going to have machine-humans any time soon" Sachin and Andrew discuss AI with Matt Carrigan, a machine learning engineer at Parse.ly. AI is a rising field right now, but what exactly is machine…
Megan Radogna
April 17, 2018
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Episode 08: The New News Feed

"The existential identity crisis that Facebook is going through" Sachin and Andrew dig deeper into publishers' risk exposure following changes to Facebook's News Feed algorithm. Plus, they discuss the increase in younger demographics using social…
Megan Radogna
February 27, 2018
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Episode 07: Mobile Mythbusters

"My assumption is desktop is basically dead." Sachin and Andrew analyze data behind the growth of mobile in 2017 and how referral traffic from platforms like Flipboard and Instagram factored in. Plus, they discuss Facebook's…
Megan Radogna
February 13, 2018
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Episode 04: Get AMPed

"Google's back, baby." Sachin and Andrew discuss the implications of Google surpassing Facebook as the top traffic referrer to publishers. They consider how algorithm changes and distributed content formats such as AMP and Facebook Instant…
Megan Radogna
December 20, 2017
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Episode 03: Long Live Long-form

"So, our attention span isn't getting killed?" Andrew and Sachin take a look at engaged time data that shows we have a greater attention span for news content than what traditional bounce rate suggests. If…
Megan Radogna
December 4, 2017