Tag: Uber Engineering
Uber AI's Piero Molino discusses Ludwig's origin story, common use cases, and how others can get started with this powerful deep learning framework built on top of TensorFlow.
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.
On May 3, 2019, Uber’s Programming Systems Team hosted the Programming Systems and Tools Track of the company’s Second Uber Science Symposium, featuring a full day of talks by leading researchers and practitioners in the the field.
In this article, we share highlights from Uber’s annual Take Your Kids to Work Day celebration, an opportunity for the children of Uber parents to get a taste of what it’s like to work at a technology company.
Base Web is a React component library which implements the Base design language to act as a device-agnostic foundation for easily creating web applications.
Celina Ward discusses her journey to engineering, what it was like to present at Kubecon 2018, and what’s next for M3, Uber's open source metrics platform.
Uber's IT Engineering team scaled mobile device management on macOS by leveraging open source tools and custom API-driven Chef cookbooks.
First introduced by Uber in November 2018, Peloton manages resources across large-scale, distinct workloads, combining separate compute clusters.
Uber leveraged machine learning to design our capacity safety forecasting tooling with a special emphasis on calculating a quality of reliability score.
Developed by Uber, Kraken is an open source peer-to-peer Docker registry capable of distributing terabytes of data in seconds.
Our driver app's new server-driven preferences section enables driver-partners to customize their experiences to make the app better fit into their lives.
In addition to providing official plugins, Fusion.js enables developers to build and integrate their own plugins by leveraging dependency injection.
Horovod adds support for more frameworks in the latest release and introduces new features to improve versatility and productivity.
We spoke with Fritz Obermeyer and Noah Goodman, Pyro project co-leads, about the potential of open source AI software at Uber and beyond.
Censored time-to-event data is critical to the proper modeling and understanding of customer engagement on the Uber platform. In this article, we demonstrate an easier way to model this data using Pyro.
The Uber Science Symposium featured talks from members of the broader scientific community about the the latest innovations in RL, NLP, and other fields.
Ever wondered what it’s like to work in tech at Uber New York City? Just blocks from Times Square and Bryant Park, Uber’s new office in midtown Manhattan is home to more than a dozen teams, hundreds of employees (and growing), and a wide variety of engineering roles.
AresDB, Uber's open source real-time analytics engine, leverages GPUs to enable real-time computation and data processing in parallel.
Uber Labs utilizes insights and methodologies from behavioral science to build programs and products that are intuitive and enjoyable for users on our platform.
Aarhus Engineering Internship: Building Aggregation Support for YQL, Uber’s Graph Query Language for Grail
Uber intern Lau Skorstengaard shares his experience working on YQL, the graph query language for our in-house infrastructure state aggregation platform.
Uber AI Labs releases Atari Model Zoo, an open source repository of both trained Atari Learning Environment agents and tools to better understand them.
POET: Endlessly Generating Increasingly Complex and Diverse Learning Environments and their Solutions through the...
Uber AI Labs introduces the Paired Open-Ended Trailblazer (POET), an algorithm that leverages open-endedness to push the bounds of machine learning.
During an October 2018 meetup, members of our Women in Statistics, Data, Optimization, and Machine Learning (WiSDOM) group presented on their technical work at Uber.
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.
The Uber Beacon leverages visual signaling, an accelerometer, and a gyroscope to improve the accuracy of in-app safety products like our automatic crash detection feature.
Brian Hsieh, Uber's Open Source program lead, reflects on open source accomplishments, project launches, and collaborations in 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.