Category Archives: LinkedIn

Daniel Tunkelang on Enterprise Search

Daniel Tunkeland, Head of Query Understanding at LinkedIn, talked earlier this week at the Enterprise Search Summit about  “Enterprise Search: How Do We Get There From Here?” Here are the slides and below is Tunkelang’s summary of the presentation: We dream of … Continue reading

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LinkedIn’s Daniel Tunkelang on How to Interview a Data Scientist

Tunkelang: The O’Reilly Strata Conference brings together an incredible community of people working on big data. This year, I decided to do something different for my presentation. Rather than talk about science or technology, I addressed the practical problem of interviewing the candidates … Continue reading

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Data Scientists: The Definition of Sexy

I put “sexy” in the title because I’m told that the words in the title make all the difference in getting noticed on the Web. That has certainly proven true for the Harvard Business Review after it included the word “sexiest” in the title … Continue reading

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Big Data Quotes of the Week

“The world is one big data problem. There’s a bit of arrogance in that, and a bit of truth as well.”–Andrew McAfee “…one of the most exciting parts of the LinkedIn platform and the LinkedIn ecosystem is that the more … Continue reading

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Data Scientist: 6 Definitions

From Simon Rogers, “What is a Data Scientist?”: “Someone who can bridge the raw data and the analysis – and make it accessible. It’s a democratising role; by bringing the data to the people, you make the world just a … Continue reading

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