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Keeping It Professional: Relevance, Recommendations, and Reputation at LinkedIn

September 30th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Last week, I delivered the following presentation at the CMU Intelligence Seminar:   I had a great audience, including the department head! Of course that meant fielding tough questions, but that’s what makes it fun to present at my alma mater. Now that it’s been over a decade since my defense, I can handle the […]

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InSecret: A LinkedIn Hackday Master Tries Something Different

June 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments

LinkedIn Hackdays are an awesome opportunity for innovation — learn more about them here. But first check out this unusual entry by Hackday master Dhananjay Ragade, whose previous hacks include the LinkedIn Year in Review: Don’t worry, it’s safe for work. Well, unless you work for Linden Lab. ­čÖé

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LinkedIn: HCIR for Fun and Profit

March 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments

This afternoon, I met with a couple of Stanford seniors to advise them on a startup they’ve been developing and targeting towards mid-sized online retailers. I’d expected to spend most of the time talking about their technology and customer development strategy — and we did indeed talk about these things. But we spent most of […]

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Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

January 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Do you love┬ábig data? Do you enjoy applying your skills in data mining, machine learning, information retrieval and data visualization? Are you a hands-on implementer who can turn your ideas into reality, whether in Java or Python? Are you turned on by NoSQL technologies like Hadoop, Pig, and Voldemort? And one last question…are looking for […]

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LinkedIn Signal = Exploratory Search for Twitter

October 2nd, 2010 · 11 Comments

I like Twitter. Yes, I know that a lot of its content is┬ánoise. But I’ve found Twitter to be a useful professional tool for both publishing and consuming information. Publishing to Twitter is the easy part: I publish links to my blog posts and occasionally engage in public conversations. Consuming information from Twitter is more […]

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LinkedIn Search: A Look Beneath the Hood

January 31st, 2010 · 13 Comments

Last week, I had the good fortune to attend a presentation by John Wang, search architect at LinkedIn. You may have read my earlier posts about LinkedIn introducing faceted search and celebrating the interface from a user perspective. John’s presentation at the SDForum took a developer’s perspective, discussing the challenges of combining faceted search and […]

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LinkedIn Faceted Search Now Out Of Beta

December 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments

LinkedIn started rolling out a beta version of faceted people search back in July. Now it’s officially out of beta, as announced on their blog. I’ve re-posted the video above in case you missed it in July. Interestingly, LinkedIn developed its own tool to support the combination of faceted search with social network search: Bobo-Browse […]

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LinkedIn No Longer Allowing Invite Messages?

August 18th, 2009 · 8 Comments

I noticed recently that, when I sent out an invitation to connect to someone on LinkedIn, there wasn’t the usual slot for including a free-text note with the invitation. I thought it might be a glitch–and I even considered the possibility that this was only happening to my account because I’m a bit of a […]

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LinkedIn Rolling Out Faceted Search!

July 15th, 2009 · 4 Comments

I’m glad I have a Twitter alert for “faceted search”, since it alerted me (via @getzsch) to a post in TechCrunch announcing that LinkedIn now has a People Search beta that offers faceted search. I can disclose now that I known about this project for a while–they’d reached out to me after I offered a […]

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Why LinkedIn Frustrates Me

March 31st, 2009 · 3 Comments

Let me start by saying that I really like LinkedIn. I use it as everything from a self-updating address book to a gateway to professional communities like the enterprise search professionals group. I am delighted by the information LinkedIn has assembled about companies just by aggregating user profiles. In short, I take LinkedIn quite seriously […]

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