Online advertising is a system of transactions that involve many different players. The user visits a publisher’s website; the publisher notifies an exchange that the user is on the website; the exchange presents an opportunity to a marketplace that can buy that opportunity to show the end user the ad. And this a simple example.
The transactions in online advertising are as opaque and rife with fraud as Wall Street–but less regulated. Blockchain technology presents an opportunity to bring more transparency to the advertising ecosystem using a shared ledger.
Ken Brook is the CEO of VidRoll, a video advertising company. Using his experience in the adtech business, Ken is working on Adchain, a shared ledger for adtech. In this episode, we explore adtech, blockchains, and Adchain.
Russian Cyberforgers Steal Millions a Day with Fake Sites
Transcript provided by We Edit Podcasts. Software Engineering Daily listeners can go to weeditpodcasts.com/sed to get 20% off the first two months of audio editing and transcription services. Thanks to We Edit Podcasts for partnering with SE Daily. Please click here to view or download the transcript for this show.
Hired.com is the job marketplace for software engineers. Go to hired.com/softwareengineeringdaily to get a $600 bonus upon landing a job through Hired.
GoCD is an on-premise, open source, continuous delivery tool. Get better visibility into and control of your teams’ deployments with GoCD. Say goodbye to deployment panic and hello to consistent, predictable deliveries. Visit gocd.io for a free download.
Apica System helps companies with their end-user experience, focusing on availability and performance. Test, monitor, and optimize your applications with Apica System. Apica is hosting an upcoming webinar about API basics for big data analytics. You can also find past webinars, such as how to optimize websites for fast load time.