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18 JUN

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.

15 JUN

How Trip Inferences and Machine Learning Optimize Delivery Times on Uber Eats

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.

14 JUN

Advanced Technologies for Detecting and Preventing Fraud at Uber

To detect and prevent fraud, Uber brings to bear data science and machine learning, analyzing GPS traces and usage patterns to identify suspicious behavior.

6 JUN

Food Discovery with Uber Eats: Building a Query Understanding Engine

Uber engineers share how we process search terms for our Uber Eats service, using query understanding and expansion to find restaurants and menu items that best match what our eaters want.

30 MAY

Building a Multi-Modal Transportation Platform with JUMP Bikes

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.

7 MAY

Thank You for Your Feedback: Improving the Uber Engineering Workflow with uRate

uRate empowers both Uber employees and customers to provide quick and efficient feedback on tools and products, enabling engineers to build more responsive services.

19 APR

Rethinking GPS: Engineering Next-Gen Location at Uber

Uber’s Sensing, Inference, and Research team released a software upgrade for GPS on Android phones that significantly improves location accuracy in urban environments.

12 APR

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.

28 MAR

Building Check-In Queuing & Appointment Scheduling for In-Person Support at Uber

Uber's Customer Obsession Engineering team developed new check-in queuing and appointment systems to improve the customer experience for driver-partners at our Greenlight Hubs.

26 MAR

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.

15 MAR

Out of the Arcade: Designing the Uber Kiosk

The design of Uber's driver support kiosk drew inspiration from arcade games of the past along with new thinking on how to engage with customers in public spaces.

22 DEC

Year in Review: 2017 Highlights from Uber Open Source

As we approach the New Year, Uber Open Source revisits some of Uber Engineering's most popular projects from 2017.

21 DEC

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.

30 NOV

Reliability at Scale: Engineering an Uneventful New Year’s Eve

How does Uber keep New Year's Eve and other high traffic events...well, uneventful? By keeping our networks extensible and our services reliable year-round.

20 NOV

Architecting Uber Support with Customer Obsession Engineering

Uber’s Customer Obsession team builds tools that make the customer support experience quicker and more seamless for users across our services.

2 NOV

Engineering Uber’s On-Call Dashboard

Uber Engineering's On-Call Dashboard provides real-time incident response, shift maintenance, and post-mortem analysis for an improved on-call experience.

21 JUL

Introducing Chameleon: A Global CMS from Uber Engineering

Chameleon, a global CMS for Uber.com, enables regional operations and marketing teams at Uber to build and ship customized, on-brand webpages.

9 MAY

Detecting Abuse at Scale: Locality Sensitive Hashing at Uber Engineering

In this article, we discuss how Uber Engineering uses Locality Sensitive Hashing on Apache Spark to reliably detect fraudulent trips at scale.

27 APR

Adopting the Next-Gen Internet Protocol: Deploying IPv6 for Uber Engineering

Uber Engineering's data center architecture is adopting IPv6 support to keep pace with the expansion of our services.

14 APR

Engineering the Future with the Uber Developer Platform

The Uber Developer Platform empowers engineers worldwide to build moving in-app experiences for riders and drivers through integrations with Uber's Trip Experience API.

13 MAR

Engineering Safety with Uber’s Real-Time ID Check

Say cheese! To better identify driver fraud, Uber Engineering's safety team developed Real-Time ID Check, a face verification solution that uses Face API.

8 MAR

Mastermind: Using Uber Engineering to Combat Fraud in Real Time

Uber Engineering's fraud prevention team built the Mastermind rules engine to detect highly evolved forms of fraud at large scale in a fraction of a second.

22 DEC

Engineering Security Through Uber’s Custom Email IDS

An Uber incident response engineer discusses why we built our own custom email IDS to help guard against well executed phishing campaigns.

10 NOV

Visualize Data Sets on the Web with Uber Engineering’s deck.gl Framework

In this article, we discuss deck.gl, an open sourced, WebGL-powered framework specifically designed for exploring and visualizing data sets at scale.

19 OCT

Designing Euclid to Make Uber Engineering Marketing Savvy

In this article, we take a look at Euclid, Uber Engineering's Hadoop and Spark-based in-house marketing platform.

27 SEP

Pyflame: Uber Engineering’s Ptracing Profiler for Python

Seemingly small inefficiencies are greatly magnified as Uber's business scales. In this article we’ll explore design considerations and unique implementation characteristics of Pyflame, Uber Engineering's high-performance Python profiler implemented in C++.

2 SEP

How Uber Engineering Massively Scaled Global Driver Onboarding

A behind-the-scenes look at how Uber Engineering continues to develop our virtual onboarding funnel which enables hundreds of thousands of driver-partners to get on the road and start earning money with Uber.

4 AUG

uReplicator: Uber Engineering’s Robust Kafka Replicator

Take a look into uReplicator, Uber’s open source solution for replicating Apache Kafka data in a robust and reliable manner.

21 JUL

The Uber Engineering Tech Stack, Part II: The Edge and Beyond

The end of a two-part series on the tech stack that Uber Engineering uses to make transportation as reliable as running water, everywhere, for everyone, as of spring 2016.