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Wired | 07.28.15

Uber’s real time car map is fake

Alex Rosenblat

D&S researcher Alex Rosenblat’s work was quoted in this Wired article discussing Uber’s projected, rather than real-time, analysis of rider demand.

The marketplace Uber has created for the world, designed to deliver seamless journeys at a low and fair price, is a “mirage”, [Alex Rosenblat and Luke Stark] argue. And in reality, the company has far more influence than it would like to let on.

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