NYC Engineering Articles

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    LiTr: A lightweight video/audio transcoder for Android

    December 19, 2019

    If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then what about a video?  In 2017, we launched video sharing to give our members the ability to share video content on the feed via the LinkedIn mobile app or a web browser. When posting a video from an Android device, the member could either record it using their device camera app or pick an existing video from the gallery...

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    LinkedIn NYC Tech Talk Series: Engineering Excellence Meetup

    August 28, 2019

    We regularly play host to a series of meetups here at the LinkedIn office in the Empire State Building. Open to the community, these events cover a range of topics—from distributed systems, web and mobile development, to machine learning—and are a great way for engineers to meet, share notes, and learn from each other on various technical topics. At our latest...

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    Feature Highlight: Scaling Autoplay Videos for Hundreds of Millions

    March 5, 2019

    On the video team, we’re always looking for ways to improve our members’ experience with video. In late 2016, LinkedIn’s video feature was still young and our autoplay feature remained in the planning phases. Two years have since passed, and while autoplay has become a key component of the LinkedIn video experience, we’re still working on perfecting this feature...

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    Welcoming This Year’s WiTNY Interns to NYC Eng

    February 14, 2019

    At LinkedIn, we’re passionate about empowering the next generation of women in tech and helping all who are interested get their foot...

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    How LinkedIn Uses Data to Improve Video Performance

    January 14, 2019

    At LinkedIn, we use data to improve our members’ experiences while using our site. On the video team, we value metrics that yield...

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    LinkedIn NYC Tech Talk Series: Machine Learning and Data...

    October 19, 2018

    On the rainy evening of Sept. 12, we continued our technical meetup events hosted by LinkedIn’s NYC engineering group in the Empire...