data science Articles

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    Building inclusive products through A/B testing

    March 31, 2020

    Co-authors: Guillaume Saint-Jacques, Amir Sepehri, Nicole Li, and Igor Perisic Introduction Previously on this blog, we’ve shared information on best practices in data science, particularly in areas such as A/B testing. We’ve also discussed the importance of ethics in fields such as data science, early implementations of “fairness by design” principles in our...

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    How we mapped the “skills genome” of emerging jobs

    December 10, 2019

    In today’s newly-published Emerging Jobs Report, we introduce the “skills genome methodology” to highlight the unique skills for emerging jobs—occupations that have experienced tremendous growth in hiring, but may not have had a correspondingly large or established workforce. Often, these jobs are relatively new, such as the top job globally on this year’s...

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    DataHub: A generalized metadata search & discovery tool

    August 14, 2019

    Co-authors: Mars Lan, Seyi Adebajo, Shirshanka Das As the operator of the world’s largest professional network and the Economic Graph, LinkedIn’s Data team is constantly working on scaling its infrastructure to meet the demands of our ever-growing big data ecosystem. As the data grows in volume and richness, it becomes increasingly challenging for data...

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    Fairness, Privacy, and Transparency by Design in AI/ML...

    July 26, 2019

    Co-authors: Stuart Ambler, Ahsan Chudhary, Mark Dietz, Sahin Cem Geyik, Krishnaram Kenthapadi, Ian Koeppe, Varun Mithal, Guillaume...

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    Detecting interference: An A/B test of A/B tests

    June 5, 2019

    At LinkedIn, most decisions are made using experiments. When we want to decide between two features, we test them against each other...

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    Getting to know Divyakumar Menghani

    May 24, 2019

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it and the talented individuals in technical roles across...