Using GPS and sensor data from Android phones, Uber engineers develop a state model for trips taken by Uber Eats delivery-partners, helping to optimize trip timing for delivery-partners and eaters alike.
Established in 2014 as one of Uber's first distributed engineering sites, Uber Sofia is home to our Tax & Compliance Engineering team, a group responsible for developing the technologies that power our key reporting and compliance services.
On April 19, 2018, Uber's LadyEng group hosted Going Global: Uber Tech Day, our second annual event focused on showcasing the technical work of engineers, data scientists, and product managers from across the company.
Making JUMP Bikes' semi-dockless electric bicycles available on Uber's platform not only added a popular new transportation type for Uber riders, but also marked an important step in how we can use our technology to broaden transportation options.
Uber’s Observability Applications team overhauled our anomaly detection platform’s workflow to enable the intuitive and performant backfilling of forecasts, paving the way for more intelligent alerting.
In this interview, Uber Vice President of Engineering for Ridesharing and Eats Jörg Heilig talks about taking a leadership role in a large engineering organization with a broad portfolio and the priorities being set for 2018.
Product Manager Zach Singleton talks about how Uber partnered with The Hidden Genius Project to create the Career Prep Program, a one-year course that prepares black male computer science students for careers in tech.
Applying hardware acceleration to deep neuroevolution in what is now an open source project, Uber AI Labs was able to train a neural network to play Atari in just a few hours on a single personal computer, making this type of research accessible to a far greater number of people.
Differentiable Plasticity is a new machine learning method for training neural networks to change their connection weights adaptively even after training is completed, allowing a form of learning inspired by the lifelong plasticity of biological brains.
Uber's Data Infrastructure team overhauled our approach to scaling our storage infrastructure by incorporating several new features and functionalities, including ViewFs, NameNode garbage collection tuning, and an HDFS load management service.