Monday, October 7, 2019

Episode 94: Search at Etsy


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Search at Etsy

  • What happens when someone enters a search query?
  • User Intent
  • Indexing
  • Embedding
  • Running experiments and A/B testing, Long-Term Value (LTV)
  • Ranking
  • Reasoning & acting on ML results
  • Building ML models
  • Handling people's sense of style
  • Size of team, archetype of an Etsy ranking engineer
  • Handling winner-take-all market conditions
  • Open Source @ Etsy
  • Hiring & roles available
  • Interview process
  • Intern opportunities
Etsy's Engineering Blog: https://codeascraft.com/
Liangjie Hong: https://twitter.com/hongliangjie


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