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    Personalized Recommendations in LinkedIn Learning

    December 6, 2016

    Coauthors: Shivani Rao, Gungor Polatkan We recently launched LinkedIn Learning, an online learning platform that enables students and professionals to take courses and learn the skills required to meet their career goals. As part of this platform, we provide personalized course recommendations. A/B testing indicates that we have 58% higher engagement rate when...

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    Making Hard Choices: The Quest for Ethics in Machine Learning

    November 23, 2016

    Editor’s note: We are just starting to recognize the pervasive, yet subtle, ways that machine learning algorithms influence our lives, from job recommendations to self-driving cars. The use of the these algorithms introduces difficult ethical problems for those involved in the creation of these systems: How can developers know that their systems are ethical and...

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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 LinkedIn. In this version, we’ll dive deeper into the technical details behind the construction of our knowledge graph.   At LinkedIn, we use machine learning technology widely to optimize our products: for instance, ranking...

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    BayLearn 2016 Brings Machine Learning Researchers, Industry...

    October 3, 2016

    This Thursday, LinkedIn’s Sunnyvale office has the privilege of hosting BayLearn 2016, an annual gathering of machine learning...

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    Rethinking Endorsements Infrastructure, Part 2: The New...

    September 15, 2016

    This is the second part in a series on how LinkedIn has evolved the Endorsements feature. Part 1 of the series, which discusses the...

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    Rethinking Endorsements Infrastructure, Part 1

    September 9, 2016

    If you’ve used LinkedIn, you likely know about Endorsements. Tens of millions of professionals around the world have pressed the...