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How Uber pre-packages machine learning algorithms for use 'as a service'

Scott Carey | Nov. 16, 2016
The algorithms are provided to its team of mobile app developers, map experts and autonomous driving teams

Uber is also using data from the two billion logged trips it has to 'learn' where good pickup spots are. Lange explained: "We have machine learning algorithms which sift through the data and understand where we have the fewest problems picking up a customer. It learns from the friction of a pickup. So, you can measure the time it takes from a vehicle arriving to the person starting the trip."

 

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