Springboard’s Siya Raj Purohit recently sat down with Uri Merhav, a Staff Machine Learning Engineer at LinkedIn, to discuss his career, interesting ML projects he worked on at LinkedIn, and what he looks for when hiring ML Engineers. The full video Q&A is below, and here are some of the highlights. What’s an important attribute […]

User Interface Design (UID) and User Experience Design (UXD), as highly interrelated fields, are at the forefront of companies’ battlegrounds for top talent. In fact, on Glassdoor alone, there are approximately 8,500 UI and 27,000 UX job openings in the United States. UIDs play a crucial role in modern organizations by leveraging UX practices, and […]

The average adult in the U.S. spends 11 hours per day staring at some kind of screen – whether it’s a smartphone, computer monitor or television. It’s no wonder that the digital design industry has witnessed a boom in recent years. Companies worldwide are devoting more of their resources towards creating beautiful and easy to […]

In my posts on data analysis methods and machine learning, I briefly mentioned data cleaning and its importance. Those two articles were not focused on data cleansing, so they were indeed brief mentions. However, the importance of using (relatively) clean data is paramount in machine learning and statistics.   Do We Really Need to Clean […]

The History of JavaScript JavaScript is everywhere, and for the seventh year in a row, it has been ranked the most commonly used programming language, with 67.8% of developers employing it in 2019. Its ascent to the world’s most popular programming language is synonymous with the rise of the internet itself. Created out of necessity, it […]

Email is one of the most popular means of communication today. Over 3.7 billion people across the globe are email users. That’s nearly half of the world’s population! No wonder email marketing is being increasingly used by businesses to develop relations with customers and reach out to prospects.  Email marketing may not appear as interesting […]

For any job in any industry, the interview process can induce major anxiety. That’s especially true for a data analyst interview, when your communication skills and overall fit will be judged by people whose jobs literally are to analyze. Yeesh.  The best way to combat the pre-interview jitters is to prepare yourself. That’s why we’ve […]

User experience is a red hot field right now and designers are in tremendously high demand. Of the roughly 25,000 UX job openings in the United States on Glassdoor, about 25% of them are for UX designers. Their overall goal is to design people-friendly experiences through an unwavering focus on user needs, expectations, and systematic […]