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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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    Managing "Exploding" Big Data

    June 15, 2017

    What is the shape of your big data? While we do love to talk about the size of our big data—terabytes, petabytes, and beyond—perhaps we are not paying due recognition to the shape of it. Big data comes in a variety of shapes. The Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) workflows are more or less stripe-shaped (left panel in the figure above) and produce an output of a...

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    Interning with LinkedIn’s Analytics Team

    June 7, 2017

    Analytics is the discovery, interpretation, and communication of actionable insights from big data. At LinkedIn, we have a...

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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....

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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...