• Serving Ads Beyond LinkedIn - Ad Diagram

    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 reach the right audience using comprehensive targeting options via company updates. Sponsored Content is a native ad shown in members’ feeds sharing a similar look, background, and font as other items in their feed. It is one of...

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    Building Recommender Systems using Photon ML

    August 31, 2016

    On Aug. 15, 2016, the Machine Learning Algorithm team at LinkedIn gave a hands-on tutorial on how to build recommender systems using our recently open-sourced machine learning library Photon ML at the KDD conference. We were excited to see a large crowd that could not fit into the room gathered to learn this topic and the strong interest in the data mining...

  • Writing Maintainable Integration Tests

    August 29, 2016

    In software development, writing integration tests is sometimes an afterthought. Many people think exclusively in terms of unit tests, and perhaps many more don't think about automated tests at all. Thus, the very idea of writing integration tests that are maintainable, manageable, and scalable may seem foreign to most. I personally had never felt the...

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    Recapping WomenConnect 2016 with WIT Bangalore

    August 26, 2016

    Our ongoing focus on improving the gender diversity of our employee​ base​ continues to ​​have meaningful impact, with​ gains in...

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    Job Flavors at LinkedIn: Part I

    August 25, 2016

    We believe LinkedIn can offer personalized insights into job opportunities in a way that no other website can. On our new Job Details...

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    Stream Processing Hard Problems Part II: Data Access

    August 22, 2016

    This post is the second in a series of posts that discuss some of the hard problems in stream processing. In the previous post, we...