LinkedIn Tech Talk Articles

  • Monica Rogati

    Our open-to-the-public LinkedIn tech talks have always been exciting to people interested in big data, machine learning or distributed systems. However, the most popular event in the series highlighted a different type of scalable online learning — one where  humans are interpreting new data, receiving feedback, and constantly improving. Our speakers were Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng, world-renowned computer science professors at Stanford and machine learning…

  • Kapil Surlaker

    This is a part of our continuing series on engineering and analytics at LinkedIn. This post covers our most recent Tech Talk featuring  Prof. John Ousterhout of Stanford. If this isn’t your cup of Java, check back tomorrow for regular LinkedIn programming. Else, check out our Engineering Blog. - Ed. Performance of disk based systems has not kept pace and handling the scale that large web applications demand has been a challenge. Developers have to rely on aggressive caching…

  • Daniel Tunkelang

    This is a part of our continuing series on engineering and analytics at LinkedIn. If this isn’t your cup of Java, check back tomorrow for regular LinkedIn programming. Else, check out our Engineering Blog. - Ed. Sharing knowledge is part of our core culture at LinkedIn, whether it’s through hackdays or contributions to open-source projects. We actively participate in academic conferences, such as KDD, SIGIR, and WWW, and industry conferences such…

  • Mario Sundar

    First off, thanks to everyone who attended the first LinkedIn Tech Talk session featuring the creator of SCALA, Martin Odersky, along with Nick Kallen of…

  • Arnold Goldberg

    You’ve read my earlier post announcing today’s Tech Talk, which we’re hosting at our newly expanded Mountain View office space. We’ve…

  • Arnold Goldberg

    LinkedIn has been sponsoring internal tech talks with high-tech luminaries for a while now. We’ve discussed opening it up to external software engineers and…