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LinkedIn’s New Search Platform: A Review

November 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’m an avid LinkedIn user and fancy myself an expert on search, so I was excited today to see that LinkedIn has officially launched its new search platform. I recommend you watch the four-minute video below to get an overview of the new features. First, the good news. The interface is slick and streamlined as […]

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LinkedIn Pushing Ads into Inbox

November 10th, 2008 · Comments Off on LinkedIn Pushing Ads into Inbox

I’d noticed a number of reports about LinkedIn monetizing its audience through advertising, but this morning is the first time I’ve seen an ad in my inbox: I absolutely understand their need to generate revenue. But I’m curious how users will feel about this approach–particularly if the ads are not even targeted. I am a […]

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LinkedIn Launches New Search Platform

October 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on LinkedIn Launches New Search Platform

Today LinkedIn officially anounced the launch of its new search platform. It’s slick, and it’s certainly an incremental improvement on their previous search functionality. But I still think they would benefit tremendously from faceted search, or from any approaches that enable exploration of large result sets, such as this one:

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Onward, Upward, and [In]ward

December 29th, 2012 · 10 Comments

It’s that time — the end of another great year. It’s been a phenomenal year for LinkedIn, for my amazing team of data scientists, and for me personally. The end of year is also an exciting time of transition. I enter 2013 thinking about my daughter starting kindergarten, the house awaiting me after a lifetime […]

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CIKM 2012: Notes from a Conference in Paradise

November 12th, 2012 · Comments Off on CIKM 2012: Notes from a Conference in Paradise

The moment I learned that CIKM 2012 would be held in Maui, I knew I had to be there. Having co-organized the CIKM 2011 industry event, I had enough karma to be invited as part of this year’s industry event, representing LinkedIn. PRE-CONFERENCE: PSEUNAMI WARNING AND A WORKSHOP I arrived in Maui on Sunday, October […]

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Data By The People, For The People

November 11th, 2012 · 2 Comments

I was fortunate this year not only to be able to attend the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2012) in Maui, but also to be invited as part of this year’s industry event, representing LinkedIn. Above are the slides I presented on “Data By The People, For The People“. Enjoy!

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HCIR 2012: A Personal Report

October 8th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Human-computer information retrieval (HCIR) is the study of information retrieval techniques that integrate human intelligence and algorithmic search to help people explore, understand, and use information. Since 2007, the HCIR Symposium (previously known as the HCIR Workshop) has provided a venue for the theoretical and practical study of HCIR. We even inspired an EuroHCIR workshop across the […]

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Office Hours at Cambridge Brewing Company

October 1st, 2012 · 3 Comments

I’ll be in Cambridge, MA this Thursday and Friday for the Sixth Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR 2012). Hope to see many of you there! But I’ll also have a few hours on Wednesday evening to meet people informally. If you’re interested in learning more about LinkedIn, data science or anything else, then hop […]

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HCIR 2012 Symposium: Oct 4-5 in Cambridge, MA

September 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

It’s the event you’ve been waiting for: the Sixth Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval! HCIR 2012 will take place October 4th and 5th at IBM Research in Cambridge, MA. Who should attend? Researchers, practitioners, and anyone else interested in the exciting work at the intersection of HCI and IR. Areas like interactive information retrieval, exploratory search, and information visualization. […]

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RecSys 2012: Beyond Five Stars

September 14th, 2012 · 7 Comments

I spent the past week in Dublin attending the 6th ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2012). This young conference has become the premier global forum for discussing the state of the art in recommender systems, and I’m thrilled to have has the opportunity to participate. Sunday: Workshops The conference began on Sunday with […]

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