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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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    What Gets Measured Gets Fixed

    December 5, 2016

    This post is part of the series “Every Day Is Monday in Operations.” Throughout this series we discuss our challenges, share our war stories, and walk through the learnings we’ve gained as Operations leaders. You can read the introduction and find links to the rest of the series here. Today’s stories “The 10g Massacre” and “TS3” come from David Henke and...

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    Pemberly at LinkedIn

    December 2, 2016

    Coauthors: Sarah Clatterbuck, Mark Pascual, Chad Hietala, Eugene O’Neill When setting out to re-imagine our flagship app and desktop web experiences last year, we wanted to make a move to a more modern technology stack. We were falling behind in a few areas and wanted to address the following points of concern: Responsiveness Modern web apps are typically...

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    Every Day Is Monday In Operations

    November 30, 2016

    This post is part of the series “Every Day Is Monday in Operations.” Throughout this series we discuss our challenges, share our war...

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    Application Pauses When Running JVM Inside Linux Control...

    November 28, 2016

    Linux cgroups-based solutions (e.g., Docker, CoreOS) are increasingly being used to host multiple applications on the same host. We...

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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,...