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Gizmodo | 07.28.15

Uber Fakes Its Real-Time Taxi Map

Alex Rosenblat, Luke Stark

D&S researcher Alex Rosenblat and Luke Stark were quoted in this Gizmodo piece discussing Uber’s map-building algorithm.

Alex Rosenblat and Luke Stark of New York think tank Data & Society have found that “the presence of those virtual cars on the passenger’s screen does not necessarily reflect an accurate number of drivers who are physically present or their precise locations.”

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