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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

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.
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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 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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Experience in AI: Uber Hires Jan Pedersen

Uber welcomes Jan Pedersen as a Distinguished Scientist to our Uber AI group, where he will bring his extensive experience to our efforts in improving artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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Preview 7 Open Source Projects from the Uber Open Summit

Uber open source projects leads give updates on seven of our projects, all of which will be showcased at the upcoming Uber Open Summit 2018.
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Talking Safety with Uber Data Scientist Sunny Jeon

In an interview for the Uber Eng blog, Data Scientist Sunny Jeon talks about how his team develops solutions in order to advance Uber's core value of safety.

Seeing Double: Meet Uber’s Identical Twin Data Scientists

Afshine and Shervine Amidi, identical twins, discuss their journeys to data science and how their work at Uber helps teams improve user experiences on our platform.
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Out of the Classroom: A Snapshot of Uber’s Summer 2018 Interns

A few of Uber's over 200 engineering interns from this year's summer program talk about the projects they worked on and what their experiences in the office were like.
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What Every Engineer Should Know About Open Source Software Licenses and IP

Uber's attorneys explain the intricacies of different types of open source software licenses and intellectual property.

Open Source at Uber: Meet Shan He, the Architect Behind kepler.gl

Shan He, the technical lead on Uber's kepler.gl framework, discusses her journey to data visualization and why she believes open source is such an important part of her team's work.
Jörg Heilig, Vice President of Engineering for Ridesharing and Eats

Customer-focused Engineering at Uber: A Q&A with Jörg Heilig, VP of Ridesharing and Eats...

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.
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Revealing Genius: Zach Singleton on Preparing Black Male CS Students for Tech Careers

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.
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Scaling for Growth: A Q&A with Uber’s VP of Core Infrastructure, Matthew Mengerink

Matthew Mengerink, Vice President of Engineering for Uber’s Core Infrastructure group, talks about how converging technologies and cloud computing contribute to stable and scalable growth.

Fighting Resistance, Finding Balance: A Conversation with Sophia Vicent, Uber’s Director of Technical Program...

Sophia Vicent joined Uber after spending 10 years away from the workforce to raise her daughter. We caught up with her to discuss her journey in technical program management.
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Open Source at Uber: A Conversation with Nicolas Garcia Belmonte, Head of Visualization

Nicolas Garcia Belmonte, head of visualization, talks about his experience getting started in open source and the role it plays in his work at Uber.

Year in Review: 2017 Highlights from the Uber Engineering Blog

To ring in the New Year, the Uber Engineering Blog shares some of our editor's picks for 2017.

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