engineering culture Articles

  • decommissioning1

    Lessons Learned from Decommissioning a Legacy Service

    February 22, 2017

    Last quarter, I worked on a project called “kill-inbox-war.” Inbox-war was a frontend service that served legacy LinkedIn messaging UI, RPC (Remote Procedure Call) endpoints before Rest.li, and some parts of notifications and invitations for LinkedIn. Even though most of the functionality related to messaging had already been moved out of inbox-war before the...

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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 of 400 women in data science and a live-stream audience that spanned 25 countries on 6 continents hosting 75 WiDS events. What a movement! The event featured data science leaders from academia, industry, non-profits, and...

  • russ1

    Getting to Know Russ White

    January 27, 2017

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the company. They are the ones who create, build, and maintain our platform, tools, and features—as well as write posts for this blog. In this series, we feature some of the people and personalities that make...

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    Getting to Know Greg Leffler

    January 13, 2017

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in...

  • Val1

    Getting to Know Val Markovic

    December 21, 2016

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in...

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    Making Hard Choices: The Quest for Ethics in Machine...

    November 23, 2016

    Editor’s note: We are just starting to recognize the pervasive, yet subtle, ways that machine learning algorithms influence our lives,...