👀 Attention. The foundation of humanity and the reason we exist.
We exist because we were attentive. From ape to homo sapiens, from morning 'til night and from Facebook adverts to Super Bowl ads. Everywhere around us there are millions of things fighting for our attention — all at once, mind you.
In this podcast, Iacob Pastina and Ch Daniel explore what attention means, where, why and how people pay attention.
Iacob is a moving image director, while Daniel runs an experiences design agency that helps tech CEOs reduce user churn.
#13 — The First Video Recorded Podcast Episode!
Is 13 an unlucky number? Not for us, as The Attention Podcast's very own #13 is the first episode where VIDEO has been recorded. The YouTube channel will be up and running soon so please make sure you check that out as well.
Discussed in this episode:
Gear needed for proper podcast film + audio recording
Free will and determinism
Game of Thrones' CGI
CGI in general
If you would have dinner with one person, who would it be and why?
Gratitude = the metric of success
#12 — The Ideal Home Office/Studio + The Future Of Freemium
This episode has got... a special surprise at the end 😳. Make sure you don't miss that out. Also discusseD:
The ideal home office or studio
Lighting (did you know about contour lighting in interior design?)
The future of freemium
How to get the right people's attention
#11 — How To Get 100k Instagram Followers On Your Personal Account
Clickbait title? Guess what, it's the Attention Podcast ⚠️ Discussed in this episode:
The actionable plan to getting 100k followers
A film review page
Cinebits' birth on record
The Legit Check App
A segue from the previous episode into emotions and messages
Emojis and emojis in a negative manner
A voice note service product
#10 — The Evil Duolingo Owl Meme + The Connection Between Emails and Henry Ford
After a one month break, our characters get back together to discuss... mainly old video games? Discussed in this podcast:
Using nostalgia as a call to people's emotions
Old video games
Today's gaming industry
Today's mobile gaming industry
Nintendo and its satisfaction
Respecting the platform
Diablo going mobile-only
The connection between Henry Ford and emails
#9 — The Battle Of The Video Streaming Giants
Discussed in this episode:
An index authority company
Glitter and gold
Presidency candidature through vlogging
A charging desk, room or house
Guiness and Michelin creating indexes
The tools needed to create
How to convert a free user to a premium user
The Marie Kondo effect
Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Disney, HBO and Apple TV, all competing for the video sharing industry
Going back to TV channels
#8 — The Selfish Episode
This episode was all about the hosts. Folks, the conversation simply went down that road and we were 45 minutes into the podcast when we've noticed it. It sheds some background info on us and, more importantly, some future info (or at least what we intent to do). Don't expect any utilitarian value out of this episode, rather what can come out of it is inspiration.
Life goals and a direction
Meaning and purpose
What our goals are
Voice and/or sound effects
An intro for this podcast
The structure of a podcast
Picking a niche
Starting a creative agency
Starting a filmmaking agency
Aiming at the most noble goal one can imagine