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    LinkedIn’s High School Trainee Program: Creating a Lasting Impact

    September 21, 2016

    At the end of 2014, while defining initiatives and metrics for 2015, our Women in Tech executive team had a hypothesis: if girls are exposed to an embedded coding experience in technology prior to college, they will be more likely to complete studies in computer science and related fields when pursuing their degrees. But, like any good hypothesis, it needed to...

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    Project Autobuild

    September 19, 2016

    LinkedIn’s data center infrastructure has grown at a massive scale. Starting with one server setup, one cabinet at a time, we’re now powering on hundreds of servers at a time and seeing them come online automatically. You could call it “Zero Touch Provisioning” for systems. This evolution presented us with many challenges, however. This post will describe how...

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    Rethinking Endorsements Infrastructure, Part 2: The New Endorsements Infrastructure

    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 basic existing Endorsements infrastructure and the new success metric developed to measure Endorsements, can be found here. As explained in Part 1, the Endorsements feature has two main components: one for suggested endorsements,...

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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...

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    The Story Behind LinkedIn’s New Publishing Platform

    September 8, 2016

    Editor's note: To read Jacob's post on the native LinkedIn publishing platform, click here. You can also read more about the revamped...

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    Serving Ads Beyond LinkedIn via Real-time Bidding

    September 1, 2016

    Coauthor: Peter Foldes, Yawen Wei Sponsored Content is a key component of LinkedIn’s marketing solution suite, and helps advertisers...