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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.

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

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Around the world, Uber’s technical teams build the platforms that power our dynamic suite of mobility services, from food delivery and freight to ridesharing and scooter rentals. These engineers, data scientists, product managers, program managers, and many other technologists both

Profiles in Coding: Rick Boone, Core Infrastructure, San Francisco

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Career paths for engineers are often constrained to two possibilities: becoming a people manager or a high-level individual contributor. At Uber, however, engineers have taken on a variety of roles, from moving into a product track to working on promotions

Year in Review: 2019 Highlights from the Uber Engineering Blog

With tech offices around the world, Uber engineers are responsible for building new features and systems that improve rideshare, new mobility, food delivery, and other services enabled by our platform. Our Uber Engineering Blog highlights some of these efforts, giving

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

Uber’s daily operations generate data, such as the number of trip requests or food orders at any given time, that can show us how and where to improve our services. However, this information is only truly useful if we can

Science at Uber: Improving Transportation with Artificial Intelligence

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At Uber, we take advanced research work and use it to solve real world problems. In our  Science at Uber video series, Uber employees talk about how we apply data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other innovative technologies

Bringing Uber Freight to Chicago: A Conversation with Engineering Manager Tory Schober

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Uber Freight has been gaining momentum ever since its launch two years ago, increasing sign-ups from carriers and shippers, and adding features to better help manage fleets and loads. Now, the San Francisco-based engineering team behind Uber Freight will

Science at Uber: Powering Machine Learning at Uber

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At Uber, we take advanced research work and use it to solve real world problems. In our  Science at Uber video series, Uber employees talk about how we apply data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other innovative technologies

Science at Uber: Applying Artificial Intelligence at Uber

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At Uber, we take advanced research work and use it to solve real world problems. In our  Science at Uber video series, Uber employees talk about how we apply data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other innovative technologies

Science at Uber: Building a Data Science Platform at Uber

At Uber, we take advanced research work and use it to solve real world problems. In our Science at Uber video series, Uber employees talk about how we apply data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other innovative technologies in

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

Bolstering Uber’s position at the leading edge of transportation technology, the new Advanced Technologies Center in Paris (ATCP) supports the development of Uber Air, our effort to add a third dimension to our platform using flying vehicles. 

Leading ATCP

Setting the Pace: A Q&A with Jennifer Anderson, Senior Director of Engineering at Uber

As Senior Director of Engineering for Uber’s Product Platform, Jennifer Anderson leads the teams responsible for building and operating the underlying business platforms that help power Uber’s portfolio of products such as rideshare and Uber Eats food delivery. Jennifer’s responsibilities

Learnings in Web Development: Design Patterns, Elm, and Progressive Enhancement

At Uber, web development is integral to several of our core services, including both our internal apps and our public-facing products. With hundreds of web-based applications leveraged across our tech stack, keeping up with web development trends and best practices

Uber Open Source: Catching Up with Felix Cheung, Data Platform Engineering Manager

It may seem counter-intuitive that open source software, with its public availability and transparent code, can give private enterprise an edge. But that’s the lesson provided by Felix Cheung, an engineering manager at Uber who puts significant effort into

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

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Facilitating transportation and food deliveries around the world involves a huge daily number of financial transactions, and when money flows, regulation follows. Uber’s engineering office in Sofia, Bulgaria, home of our tax and compliance engineering teams, has become expert

Announcing the Uber Open Summit Sofia 2019

Open source software plays a big part at Uber and other San Francisco Bay Area tech companies, but its impact can be felt globally. Engineers all over the world launch new open source projects that find widespread adoption among leading

Profiles in Coding: Tatiana Romanova, Uber Payments Platform, Amsterdam

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Financial transactions, including payments by riders to driver-partners and by eaters to restaurant-partners, occur every minute of every day on the Uber platform. Our Payments team, based in Amsterdam, devotes their time to developing reliable, secure, and seamless payment experiences

Increasing Representation at Uber through The Hidden Genius Project

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On a December Friday in 2018, a group of 16 fellows from Uber’s Career Prep Program, a collaboration with The Hidden Genius Project, spend the day at our offices in San Francisco. This diverse group comes from universities

Profiles in Coding: Sylvain Francois, Uber Freight

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We launched Uber Freight in 2017 to bring technical modernization to the freight trucking industry, hoping to improve the lives of truckers through increased efficiency and flexibility. Likewise, Uber Freight lets shippers set up a delivery at the push of

Year in Review: 2018 Highlights from the Uber Engineering Blog

With new content every week, our blog showcases the technologiesand the people behind themthat power the Uber platform.

In 2018, we published articles on topics spanning the breadth and depth of our technical stack, from a

Collaboration at Scale: Highlights from Uber Open Summit 2018

Uber held its first open source summit on November 15, 2018, inviting members of the open source community for presentations given by experts on some of the projects we have contributed in the fields of big data, visualization, machine learning,

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