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  • Uber’s surge pricing doesn’t work the way it’s supposed to

    Time - 10/29/2015

    But according to a new study conducted by computer scientists at Northeastern University, the algorithm doesn’t work as intended. As reported by NPR, by creating 43 Uber accounts in locations across San Francisco and Manhattan and collecting the data those accounts received on nearby Uber drivers, the researchers were able to map how drivers’ comings-and-goings correlate with surge pricing.

     

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