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Ben Dodson

Ben Dodson

Data Scientist

Previously operations specialist at Google and consultant at Deloitte. Amateur skier, tango dancer, and foil fencer.

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May 20, 2019 (almost 5 years ago)

How Audience Adaptive Encoding Works

Ben Dodson
By Ben Dodson7 min readVideo news

Mux recently announced our new Audience Adaptive Encoding (AAE). Check out this deep dive into how AAE works and why you should try it out.

November 21, 2018 (over 5 years ago)

Video Analytics Series Part 1: Rebuffering

Ben Dodson
By Ben Dodson9 min readVideo news

Mux receives over a billion video views each month through Mux Data, and we recently spent some time looking at the most important metrics, such as rebuffering percentage, time to first frame, and vide...

October 3, 2018 (over 5 years ago)

How Our New Mux Data Scoring Works

Ben Dodson
By Ben Dodson7 min readProduct

We were recently excited to announce our new scoring update for Mux Data. Here is an in-depth look into how and why we decided to change our Viewer Experience Score for the better. Score... what is it...

July 26, 2018 (over 5 years ago)

ICML 2018: Trip Report

Ben Dodson
By Ben Dodson6 min readEvents

Mux just returned from an exciting week at the 35th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML). This was our first year attending, and it was great to spend an immersive week in talks and work...

April 25, 2018 (almost 6 years ago)

Better Video Quality through Deep Learning

Ben Dodson
By Ben Dodson7 min readVideo education

When people watch videos online, their video quality is mostly dependent on their internet connection. Faster internet means better video. This is great for people with consistent high-speed connection...

January 12, 2018 (about 6 years ago)

How We Used Machine Learning to win at HQ Trivia

Ben Dodson
By Ben Dodson8 min readEngineering

For the past three months, half of us at Mux have been obsessed with HQ Trivia, while the other half silently regretted their Android purchases. When that HQ push notification hits at 12, the iPhones s...