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.
Brian Hsieh, Uber's Open Source program lead, reflects on open source accomplishments, project launches, and collaborations in 2018.
Uber's Head of Urban Computing & Visualization reflects on his team's work visualizing data to better understand urban mobility in 2018—and beyond.
Jonathan Levi recounts his experience as an intern at Uber during Summer 2018, including building a useful project for the Uber Eats team.
Horovod, Uber's distributed training framework, joins the LF Deep Learning Foundation to help advance open source innovation in AI, ML, and deep learning.
We sat down with Horovod project lead, Alex Sergeev, to discuss his path to open source and what most excites him about the future of Uber's distributed deep learning framework.
Part of Uber's open source M3 metrics system, our query engine can support real-time, large-scale computation and multiple query languages.
Uber built Makisu, our open source Docker image builder, to enable the quick, reliable generation of Dockerfiles in Mesos and Kubernetes ecosystems.
As part of the OpenChain Project’s governing board, Uber will help create best practices and define standards for open source software compliance.
Metropolis-Hastings Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) leverage the discriminator to pick better samples from the generator after ML model training is done.
Montezuma’s Revenge Solved by Go-Explore, a New Algorithm for Hard-Exploration Problems (Sets Records on Pitfall, Too)
Uber AI Labs introduces Go-Explore, a new reinforcement learning algorithm for solving a variety of challenging problems, especially in robotics.
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.
Uber’s Observability team built a robust, scalable metrics and alerting pipeline to detect, mitigate, and notify engineers of issues as they occur.
Horovod, Uber's open source distributed deep learning system, enables NVIDIA to scale model training from one to eight GPUs for their self-driving sensing and perception technologies.
My Journey from Working as a Fabric Weaver in Ethiopia to Becoming a Software Engineer at Uber in San Francisco
Samuel Zemedkun reflects on his immigrant experience and how his part-time driving through the Uber platform funded his education and inspired his decision to join the company.
Quantile treatment effects (QTEs) enable our data scientists to capture the inherent heterogeneity in treatment effects when riders and drivers interact within the Uber marketplace.
Engineering Sustainability: An Interview with Uber’s Head of Information Technology, Shobhana Ahluwalia
We sat down with Uber's Head of Information Technology to discuss her journey to tech services, what she finds most challenging about her work at Uber, and how her team is setting the company up for success.
Uber built Michelangelo, our machine learning platform, in 2015. Three years later, we reflect our journey to scaling ML at Uber and lessons learned along the way.
Uber developed Peloton to help us balance resource use, elastically share resources, and plan for future capacity needs.
Home to Uber's Payments and Developer Platform teams, Uber Amsterdam is the company's largest engineering office outside of the U.S.
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.
Uber developed Michelangelo PyML to run identical copies of machine learning models locally in both real time experiments and large-scale offline prediction jobs.
To improve our maps, Uber Engineering analyzes customer support tickets with natural language processing and deep learning to identify and correct inaccurate map data.
Yuri Shkuro dicusses his journey to open source at Uber, his experience developing Jaeger, our open source distributed tracing system, and how to grow an open source community from scratch.
Responsible for cleaning, storing, and serving over 100 petabytes of analytical data, Uber's Hadoop platform ensures data reliability, scalability, and ease-of-use with minimal latency.
Uber Visualization announces partnership with Mapbox to enhance our data visualization tools and grow our open source community.
Technical writer and former intern Shannon Brown explains her work and answers common questions about this important role in Uber’s engineering organization.
Keynote speakers include Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, and Zoubin Ghahramani, chief scientist at Uber AI Labs.
One-click chat, the Uber driver app's smart reply system, leverages machine learning to make in-app messaging between driver-partners and riders more seamless.
Uber's Advanced Technologies Group introduces Petastorm, an open source data access library enabling training and evaluation of deep learning models directly from multi-terabyte datasets in Apache Parquet format.
Joe Zhou, the 7th iOS engineer on the Uber Eats team, offers advice for those considering taking the plunge into programming.
Marmaray: An Open Source Generic Data Ingestion and Dispersal Framework and Library for Apache Hadoop
Today we introduce Marmaray, an open source framework allowing data ingestion and dispersal for Apache Hadoop, realizing our vision of any-sync-to-any-source functionality, including data format validation.
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.
Uber Eats engineers describe how they surface restaurant recommendations in the app using multi-objective optimization to give eaters the most satisfying experience while maintaining the health of the Uber Eats marketplace.
Uber built the next generation of COTA by leveraging deep learning models, thereby scaling the system to provide more accurate customer support ticket predictions.
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.
Uber developed Maze, our funnel visualization platform, to identify possible UX bottlenecks and provide insight into the various ways riders and drivers interact with our platform.
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.