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Editing Massive Geospatial Data Sets with nebula.gl

Uber built and open sourced nebula.gl, a tool set for full-featured geospatial editing in the web browser, to better visualize large-scale data sets.

Profiles in Coding: Diana Yanakiev, Uber ATG, Pittsburgh

Self-driving cars have long been considered the future of transportation, but they’re becoming more present everyday. Uber ATG (Advanced Technologies Group) is at the forefront of this technology, helping bring safe, reliable self-driving vehicles...

Introducing Neuropod, Uber ATG’s Open Source Deep Learning Inference Engine

Developed by Uber ATG, Neuropod is an abstraction layer that provides a universal interface to run models across any deep learning framework.

Meta-Graph: Few-Shot Link Prediction Using Meta-Learning

Uber AI introduces Meta-Graph, a new few-shot link prediction framework that facilitates the more accurate training of ML models that quickly adapt to new graph data.

Announcing a New Framework for Designing Optimal Experiments with Pyro

Uber AI released a new framework on top of Pyro that lets experimenters seamlessly automate optimal experimental design (OED) for quicker model iteration.

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

To celebrate International Women's Day, we spoke with women from across the company whose work helps deliver impactful experiences for Uber users worldwide.

Women in Data Science at Uber: Moving the World With Data in 2020—and Beyond

In October 2019, Uber hosted our second annual Moving The World With Data meetup, showcasing some of our most interesting data science challenges in 2019.

Engineering SQL Support on Apache Pinot at Uber

We engineered full SQL support on Apache Pinot to enable quick analysis and reporting on aggregated data, leading to improved experiences on our platform.

Uber’s Data Platform in 2019: Transforming Information to Intelligence

In 2019, Uber's Data Platform team leveraged data science to improve the efficiency of our infrastructure, enabling us to compute optimum datastore and hardware usage.

Productionizing Distributed XGBoost to Train Deep Tree Models with Large Data Sets at Uber

We share technical challenges and lessons learned while productionizing and scaling XGBoost to train distributed gradient boosted algorithms at Uber.

Uber Goes to NeurIPS 2019

Uber is presenting 11 papers at the NeurIPS 2019 conference in Vancouver, Canada, as well as sponsoring workshops including Women in Machine Learning (WiML) and Black in AI.

Uber Visualization Highlights: How Urban Symphony Adds an Audio Dimension to Visualization

As part of Uber Visualization's all-team hackathon, we built Urban Symphony, an Uber Movement visualization that adds an audio component to traffic speed patterns.

Introducing Menu Maker: Uber Eats’ New Menu Management Tool

To simplify the Uber Eats experience for our restaurant-partners, we built Menu Maker, a web-based tool for seamlessly managing menus on the Uber Eats app.

Improving Pickups with Better Location Accuracy

Uber built beacon to improve vehicle location accuracy on our platform, leading to more seamless rider pickup and dropoff experiences.

Taking City Visualization into the Third Dimension with Point Clouds, 3D Tiles, and deck.gl

With the release of deck.gl version 7.3, Uber’s open source visualization tool now supports rendering massive geospatial data sets formatted according to the OGC 3D Tiles community standard.

Evolving Michelangelo Model Representation for Flexibility at Scale

To accommodate additional ML use cases, Uber evolved Michelangelo's application of the Apache Spark MLlib library for greater flexibility and extensibility.

Introducing Cyborg, an Open Source iOS Implementation of Android VectorDrawable

We built Cyborg, an open source implementation of VectorDrawable for iOS, to more easily implement designs across our apps.

Migrating Functionality Between Large-scale Production Systems Seamlessly

With zero downtime, Uber's Payments Engineering team embarked on a migration that would allow authorization hold logic to be written once and used across existing and future payments products.

Science at Uber: Powering Uber’s Ridesharing Technologies Through Mapping

Dawn Woodard, Director of Data Science, considers travel time prediction one of Uber's most interesting mapping problems.

Science at Uber: Bringing Research to the Roads

Uber Principal Engineer Waleed Kadous discusses how we assess technologies our teams can leverage to improve the reliability and performance of our platform.

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