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Wayne Cunningham

Wayne Cunningham
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Wayne Cunningham, senior editor for Uber Tech Brand, has enjoyed a long career in technology journalism. Wayne has always covered cutting edge topics, from the early days of the web to the threat of spyware to self-driving cars. In his spare time he writes fiction, having published two novels, and indulges in film photography.

Engineering Blog Articles

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Meet the Women Building Uber’s Global Platform

To celebrate International Women's Day, we spoke with women from across the company whose work helps deliver impactful experiences for Uber users worldwide.
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Profiles in Coding: Rick Boone, Core Infrastructure, San Francisco

Rick Boone, Strategic Advisor for Uber's Core Infrastructure group, talks about his journey from his work in site reliability to his current role in long-term planning for infrastructure health and scalability.

Year in Review: 2019 Highlights from the Uber Engineering Blog

To cap off 2019, the Uber Engineering Blog editors present a selection of our most popular articles covering a range of technical topics, from AI to mobile development.

Building a Better Big Data Architecture: Meet Uber’s Presto Team

Uber has embraced Presto, a high performance, distributed SQL query engine, and joined the Presto Foundation. Meet the Uber engineers who contribute to and use Presto on a daily basis.
Zoubin Ghahramani

Science at Uber: Improving Transportation with Artificial Intelligence

Uber Chief Scientist Zoubin Ghahramani explains how artificial intelligence went from academia to real-world applications, and how Uber uses it to make transportation better.
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Bringing Uber Freight to Chicago: A Conversation with Engineering Manager Tory Schober

Engineering manager Tory Schober talks about creating an Uber Freight engineering team in Chicago, and how that team will benefit from being close to its customer base.
Logan Jeya

Science at Uber: Powering Machine Learning at Uber

Logan Jeya, Product Manager, explains how Uber's machine learning platform, Michelangelo, makes it easy to deploy models that enable data-driven decision making.

Science at Uber: Applying Artificial Intelligence at Uber

Zoubin Ghahramani, Head of Uber AI, discusses how we use artificial intelligence techniques to make our platform more efficient for users.
Fran Bell

Science at Uber: Building a Data Science Platform at Uber

Uber Director of Data Science Franziska Bell discusses how we created data science platforms at Uber, letting employees of all technical skills perform forecasts and analyze data.

Solving for Urban Air Travel: A Q&A with François Sillion, Director of Uber ATCP

As head of Uber's Advanced Technologies Center in Paris, Francois Sillion and his team are responsible for supporting the R&D behind Uber Air, our effort to add a third dimension to our platform using flying vehicles.
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Setting the Pace: A Q&A with Jennifer Anderson, Senior Director of Engineering at Uber

Jennifer Anderson, a veteran of Silicon Valley technology companies, leads Uber's Product Platform organization, which hosts our core services. In this interview, she describes her organization and the lessons she has learned.
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Learnings in Web Development: Design Patterns, Elm, and Progressive Enhancement

Uber's Destination:Web meetup series gives great insight about the most current web building tools and techniques. These three videos from Uber presenters offer tips on a mysterious design pattern, the Elm language, and Progressive Enhancement.
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Uber Open Source: Catching Up with Felix Cheung, Data Platform Engineering Manager

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.
Sofia, Bulgaria

Bridging the Gap from Sofia to San Francisco: A Conversation with Engineering Manager Marin...

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.
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Announcing the Uber Open Summit Sofia 2019

The next Uber Open Summit, where we present our latest and most impactful open source projects, will be in Sofia, Bulgaria on April 20, 2019.
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Profiles in Coding: Tatiana Romanova, Uber Payments Platform, Amsterdam

Uber SRE Tatiana Romanova discusses her computer science background, journey to Uber, and work on the Payments Platform team in Amsterdam.
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Increasing Representation at Uber through The Hidden Genius Project

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.
Uber Freight truck driving down freeway

Profiles in Coding: Sylvain Francois, Uber Freight

For Uber's Profiles in Coding series, we interview Uber Freight engineer Sylvain Francois to find out the nature of his daily work and his best tips for coders.

Year in Review: 2018 Highlights from the Uber Engineering Blog

Our editors spotlight some of the year's most popular articles, from an overview of our Big Data platform to a first-person account of an engineer's immigrant journey.
Uber AI Chief Scientist Zoubin Ghahramani speaks at Uber Open Summit 2018

Collaboration at Scale: Highlights from Uber Open Summit 2018

Uber hosted its first Open Summit on November 15, inviting the open source community to learn about our open source projects from the engineers who use them every day. Check out highlights from the day, including keynotes from the Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin and Uber AI's Zoubin Ghahramani.

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