Uber Engineering Manager and open source software community member Felix Cheung talks about his work with the Apache Software Foundation, open source at Uber, and XGBoost, a machine learning library for optimized distributed gradient boosting.
On May 3, 2019, Uber’s Applied Behavioral Science team hosted the Behavioral Science Track of the Second Uber Science Symposium, featuring a full day of presentations delivered by leading researchers in the field.
Learn how to use Kepler.gl for data visualization through our tutorial, where we show how easy it is to load multiple datasets into Kepler.gl to visualize traffic safety in Manhattan.
Implementing QUIC protocol against TCP over cellular networks on our apps led to a reduction of 10-30 percent in tail-end latencies for HTTP traffic.
In this article, we share highlights from Uber’s annual Take Your Kids to Work Day celebration, an opportunity for the children of Uber parents to get a taste of what it’s like to work at a technology company.
In addition to joining the Urban Computing Foundation, Uber is contributing Kepler.gl, an open source geospatial analysis tool, as the organization's first hosted project.
Uber builds upon the Lottery Ticket Hypothesis by proposing explanations behind these mechanisms and deriving a surprising by-product: the Supermask.
Performing updates of individual records in Uber's over 100 petabyte Apache Hadoop data lake required building Global Index, a component that manages data bookkeeping and lookups at scale.
We submitted Hudi to the Apache Incubator to ensure the long-term growth and sustainability of the project under The Apache Software Foundation.
Noticing increased latency in our metrics platform, Uber engineers track down a bug related to stack growth in a goroutine, resulting in a fix elevated to the Go open source GitHub repository.
Base Web is a React component library which implements the Base design language to act as a device-agnostic foundation for easily creating web applications.
Uber Technical Writer Shannon Brown offers three tips for creating concise, meaningful documentation.
Celina Ward discusses her journey to engineering, what it was like to present at Kubecon 2018, and what’s next for M3, Uber's open source metrics platform.
Bridging the Gap from Sofia to San Francisco: A Conversation with Engineering Manager Marin Dimitrov
Uber Engineering Manager Marin Dimitrov shares his best practices for motivating an engineering team, keeping connected when your headquarters office is over 6,000 miles and 10 hours away, and leveraging open source software.
Uber's IT Engineering team scaled mobile device management on macOS by leveraging open source tools and custom API-driven Chef cookbooks.
In this short tutorial, we show you how to build a Hello World! application using Fusion.js, an open source universal web framework suitable for building interactive web applications.
Improving the User Experience with Uber’s Customer Obsession Ticket Routing Workflow and Orchestration Engine
Uber adopted workflow orchestration and Cadence, our open source orchestration engine, to better handle customer support ticket routing at scale.
What began as a means of showing Uber's driver-partners their real-time earnings quickly became an extensible means of communicating not just earnings, but also incentives and other useful information within our new driver app.
Uber's Maps Collection and Reporting (MapCARs) team shares best practices when choosing which HDFS file formats are optimal for use with Apache Spark.
How engineers and data scientists at Uber came together to come up with a means of partially replicating Vertica clusters to better scale our data volume.
Uber engineers offer two common use cases showing how we orchestrate machine learning model training in our data workflow engine.
DBEvents: A Standardized Framework for Efficiently Ingesting Data into Uber’s Apache Hadoop Data Lake
Uber engineers discuss the development of DBEvents, a change data capture system designed for high data quality and freshness that is capable of operating on a global scale.
We spoke to Data Science Director Fran Bell about machine learning at Uber and what she finds most challenging—and rewarding—about her work.
Mitigating Risk in a Three-Sided Marketplace: A Conversation with Trupti Natu and Neel Mouleeswaran on the Uber Eats Risk Team
We sat down with a risk strategy manager and a risk engineer to discuss how they build solutions to minimize risk in the Uber Eats three-sided marketplace.
First introduced by Uber in November 2018, Peloton manages resources across large-scale, distinct workloads, combining separate compute clusters.
Uber leveraged machine learning to design our capacity safety forecasting tooling with a special emphasis on calculating a quality of reliability score.
Developed by Uber, Kraken is an open source peer-to-peer Docker registry capable of distributing terabytes of data in seconds.
Engineering interns from Uber's European offices talk about their experiences, including the projects they worked on, the people they worked with, and the social activities they engaged in.
Our driver app's new server-driven preferences section enables driver-partners to customize their experiences to make the app better fit into their lives.
Uber site reliability engineer Tatiana Romanova, based in our Amsterdam engineering office, discusses her computer science background, her journey to Uber, and her work maintaining our Payments Platform.
In addition to providing official plugins, Fusion.js enables developers to build and integrate their own plugins by leveraging dependency injection.
Horovod adds support for more frameworks in the latest release and introduces new features to improve versatility and productivity.
Created by Uber in 2017, Pyro was voted in by the Linux Foundation Deep Learning Technical Board as the latest incubation project to join its foundation.
We spoke with Fritz Obermeyer and Noah Goodman, Pyro project co-leads, about the potential of open source AI software at Uber and beyond.
Uber announces the release of the Autonomous Visualization System (AVS) as an open source project. AVS is a standard for creating a visual environment based on sensor data from autonomous vehicles, with playback available in multiple formats, including the web and video.
Censored time-to-event data is critical to the proper modeling and understanding of customer engagement on the Uber platform. In this article, we demonstrate an easier way to model this data using Pyro.
In our ongoing series about rewriting the Uber driver app, engineer Kevin Babcock explains how we built the connection between the app and the Uber Beacon device, which displays a color remotely selected through a rider's app.
The Uber Science Symposium featured talks from members of the broader scientific community about the the latest innovations in RL, NLP, and other fields.
Uber AI developed Ludwig, a code-free deep learning toolbox, to make deep learning more accessible to non-experts and enable faster model iteration cycles.
In this article, Uber’s Marianne Borzic Ducournau discusses why financial planning at Uber presents unique and challenging opportunities for data scientists.
Ever wondered what it’s like to work in tech at Uber New York City? Just blocks from Times Square and Bryant Park, Uber’s new office in midtown Manhattan is home to more than a dozen teams, hundreds of employees (and growing), and a wide variety of engineering roles.
In its first year, the Career Prep Program, a collaboration between Uber and The Hidden Genius Project, demonstrated how technology-focused companies can embrace and reinforce values of diversity and inclusion among engineers, while having a positive impact in the community.
AresDB, Uber's open source real-time analytics engine, leverages GPUs to enable real-time computation and data processing in parallel.
Uber Labs utilizes insights and methodologies from behavioral science to build programs and products that are intuitive and enjoyable for users on our platform.