data science Articles

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    Creating #DataScienceHappiness

    July 21, 2017

    In a previous post, I gave some advice for those who are interested in a career in data science. One of the suggestions I made was to find a work environment that values and promotes a good data science culture. This is a concept I like to call #DataScienceHappiness, and I believe it’s key for companies that want to get the most out of their data science...

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    Getting to Know Qingbo Hu

    June 23, 2017

    Qingbo Hu is a Senior Business Analytics Associate in LinkedIn’s Analytics Data Mining team. His team provides end-to-end data mining solutions and builds machine learning models to support our partners from LinkedIn’s various business lines. Prior to joining LinkedIn as a full-time employee, Qingbo completed an internship with us on the Analytics Data Mining...

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    The Science of Quality Growth

    June 1, 2017

    Co-authors: Ken Soong, Liz Li, Yang Zhou, and Xin Fu   Growth hacking is a common buzzword among startups and mature companies alike. At LinkedIn, we believe growth is about accelerating the realization of our company’s vision to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Growth is not about moving metrics using anecdotes and...

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    Data Science: Data Culture and Career Tips at WiDS2017

    February 9, 2017

    On Friday, Feb. 2, it was my honor to speak at Stanford University’s Stanford Women in Data Science Conference 2017 to a live audience...

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    Building The LinkedIn Knowledge Graph

    October 6, 2016

    Authors: Qi He, Bee-Chung Chen, Deepak Agarwal A shorter version of this post first appeared on Pulse, our main publishing platform at...

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    First Impression of Your Professional Social Network in a...

    June 14, 2016

    There are many factors that affect your career within an organization. Communication skills are important for all jobs; technical...