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Hiring SREs at LinkedIn | LinkedIn Engineering

What are LinkedIn SREs?<p>Site Reliability Engineers at LinkedIn are responsible for architecting and operating a reliable, accessible site for our more …

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Chat with Andrew Ng, Co-Founder, Coursera; Director, Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab; world-renowned top-ranking distinguished researcher, innovator and entrepreneur

The most important attribute for successful executives is to keep up with trends as they will influence your work, strategy and success. We have a …

LinkedIn faces lawsuit for emailing user contacts without permission

A U.S. federal judge is ordering LinkedIn to face a lawsuit from users claiming the network sent emails without their consent.<p>District judge Lucy Koh found that LinkedIn violated users’ privacy by accessing their email accounts, downloading their contacts’ email addresses, and soliciting business …

LinkedIn Takes Another Page From Klout, Intros “How You Rank” In Profile Views

LinkedIn’s profile views — where you can get a quick rundown of a person’s current and past professional experience, provided it’s up to date — are some of the most-trafficked pages on the social network, with visitors landing on profile pages both through LinkedIn searches and through external …

LinkedIn Gives Up The Ghost On CardMunch, Inks Deal With Evernote To Migrate Users

An interesting development today for Evernote to push its stature with premium and business users, as well as some closure on an app that was nearly left for dead: LinkedIn and Evernote are today announcing a “deeper integration,” which will see LinkedIn shut down its CardMunch business scanning …

Open Source Should Thank These Five Companies

You may not use LinkedIn, but if you’ve ever visited Wikipedia, Tumblr, or Twitter—or done anything while using the Mozilla Firefox browser—you’ve benefited from LinkedIn’s code.<p>LinkedIn engineers developed and continue to steward the Apache Kafka messaging program, which just so happens to apply …

DataFu @ ApacheCon 2014

Apache DataFu is a collection of libraries for working with large-scale data in Hadoop. This presentation provides an introduction to Apache DataFu covering both the datafu-pig and datafu-hourglass libraries. This presentation also contains a number of examples of using DataFu to make pig …

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Classification Accuracy is Not Enough: More Performance Measures You Can Use

By onMarch 21, 2014 in Machine Learning Process<p>When you build a model for a classification problem you almost always want to look at the accuracy of …

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Who Had Richer Parents, Doctors Or Artists?

A few weeks ago, we were sitting around the office arguing over this simple question: Who had richer parents, journalists or people working in finance? Doctors or artists? More generally: What's the link between household income during childhood and job choice during adulthood?<p>After some poking …

LinkedIn: Evolution of a Publishing Platform

For you, I, and probably many others, LinkedIn is a bit of an odd beast. We all no doubt have a profile on the ‘social network for professionals’, but how often we actually log in and check what’s going on is another matter altogether.<p>Founded in 2003, LinkedIn garnered somewhere in the region of …

Data can help fight human trafficking, here’s how

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Google Ideas — Google’s think tank around human repression — has a mission statement to use data and technology to enable …

The Myth of the Non-Technical Startup Employee

As the first non-technical hire at a startup, you wear many hats.<p>You answer support tickets, write newsletters, even order lunch: whatever needs to …

LinkedIn’s New Showcase Pages Allow Companies To Highlight Specific Products And Projects

LinkedIn is announcing a new feature called a Showcase Page that will allow businesses on the professional networking site to target the fans of a specific product or brand.<p>David Thacker, the company’s vice president of marketing solutions products, said that when companies with a number of …

How I Got 2x Speedup with One Line of Code

November 14, 2013<p>If you had asked me whether or not it was possible to get a 2x speedup for my LazySorted project by adding a single line of code, I …

Hacking the coding interview

The technical interview process used to hire software engineers/developers hasn't changed much over the years. A couple of coding problems to solve …

Here’s why we dropped our free plan

Don’t look for evangelists among people who think your product isn’t worth $19<p>We used to offer a free plan for light use of Workable. A few weeks ago …

Product Management

Brilliant or insane code?

A Moste Wonderfull Tale of Optimizations and Legibility<p>I came upon a very interesting and cryptic snippet of code somewhere nameless, and I can’t …

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer retires: A firsthand account of the company’s employee-ranking system.

There were seven or eight of us managers in the conference room, all peers, as well as our own manager. The conference rooms all had large tables, …

A horrifying accelerator story that you'll need to read twice - Hi, I'm David G. Cohen

Recently, I wrote a post called “Entrepreneurs Deserve Full Transparency” for my WSJ series. Several entrepreneurs wrote me, but this story really …

Anatomy Of An Undisclosed Investment Or Exit

Spend time with a VC and they’ll inevitably tell you about a startup they’ve invested in that has a “great story.” In fact, this line is repeated so often I’ve occasionally posited that VCs invest in and sell stories not companies. Likewise, read any number of articles offering entrepreneurs free …

5 HTML5 Features you need to know — Adnane Belmadiaf's Blog - Front-end Developer

HTML5 has been around for a while now, it introduces lots of new and exciting new JavaScript and HTML APIs for both mobile and desktop, so in this …

These Startups May Have Blown It By Turning Down $100 Million

In Silicon Valley, common sense is replaced by an irrational desire to create an extraordinary company like Google or Facebook. For 99.99% of entrepreneurs, that mentality is profoundly stupid and the pursuit of a billion-dollar company has cost many founders life-changing fortunes.<p>Here are four …

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