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February 22, 2024 (2 days ago)

Why we [still] price in minutes for video

Steve Heffernan
By Steve Heffernan8 min readCompany

Over 14 years ago we pioneered minutes-based pricing for video infrastructure. Here's why we've doubled down on it with Mux Video.

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September 1, 2023 (6 months ago)

The last 6 months for Mux Data: big events, big data, big updates

Jon Dahl
By Jon Dahl4 min readCompany

From record-setting scale to new metrics that make your analytics even more useful, Mux Data has been busy over the last few months.

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August 29, 2023 (6 months ago)

How Mux Data monitored the largest livestream in history

Sarah Brown
By Sarah Brown6 min readCompany & Engineering

This past spring, we stepped up to the challenge of using Mux Data to monitor one of the largest live streaming events in history. Here's how we did it.

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June 15, 2023 (8 months ago)

The engineering manager's guide for someone who really loves to code

Dylan Jhaveri
By Dylan Jhaveri12 min readCompany

Am I a glutton for meetings and punishment? Or is there a way you, too, can be a full-time manager while still exercising your love for writing code?

A design showing the old Mux logo transforming into the new Mux logo.

May 2, 2023 (10 months ago)

The ingredients of a devtool rebrand

Linda Eliasen
By Linda Eliasen20 min readCompany

We spent this recession-shaped-thing on the biggest brand refresh in Mux history. Here's why we believe investing in brand is always the right decision.

February 3, 2023 (about 1 year ago)

Being human: How Mux built its first ERG

Dori Wilson
Ellen Hui
Lindsay Letham
By Dori, Ellen, and Lindsay11 min readCompany

See what Mux learned as they moved further into their Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DEI) journey by building out their first Employee Resource Group (ERG).

December 20, 2022 (about 1 year ago)

2022 retro: what we shipped and what’s next

Jon Dahl
By Jon Dahl5 min readCompany & Product

At our first-ever Mux company conference in May (shout out to the team behind The Mux Informational), I shared our long-term roadmap and vision. TL;DR: We exist to democratize video, which is such a f...

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July 11, 2022 (over 1 year ago)

11 tips for building a SaaS partnerships program from scratch

Eric Elia
By Eric Elia8 min readCompany

You know what I want....or maybe you don't - The Thamesmen We're a year in on the official rollout of our Partnerships program at Mux — a good time to reflect back on what we’ve learned so far. Over t...

accessibility-at-work

July 6, 2022 (over 1 year ago)

Building a culture of accessibility starts at the foundation

Lia Seth
By Lia Seth8 min readCompany

When I joined Mux as a new hire, I was immediately taken with the level of accessibility I encountered from day one: Closed captioning and ASL interpreters at all company meetings! A shared understandi...

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May 17, 2022 (almost 2 years ago)

We're getting Mux folks together for a soiree. Some might even call it a user conference.

Matthew McClure
By Matthew McClure4 min readCompany & Events

We're doing the conference thing: The Mux Informational is coming to a screen near you for free on May 24. Here's why we're doing it, and why you should join.

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