Detecting Abuse at Scale: Locality Sensitive Hashing at Uber Engineering

Yun ni, kelvin chu, & joseph bradley | May 9, 2017

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With five million plus Uber trips taken daily worldwide, it is important for Uber engineers to ensure that data is accurate. If used correctly, metadata and aggregate data can quickly detect platform abuse, from spam to fake accounts and payment fraud. Amplifying the right data signals makes detection more precise and thus, more reliable.

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Technology Is Changing the Face of Construction

Article | March 2, 2020

Cutting-edge technology is changing the way things are done in many fields, including construction. At Tucker Paving, we know the importance of keeping up with the times in order to remain productive and competitive. Advances are being made in construction to allow for quicker build times, safer working conditions, and overall improved architecture. Here are a few of the innovations changing the industry right now.

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Financial Engineering: How To Make SAP Shareholders Happy

Article | February 10, 2020

SAP is tweaking and twisting everything it can to make everybody happy. The efforts of Mucic, Morgan and Klein are remarkable. The three musketeers strike again: SAP co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein as well as CFO Luka Mucic want to make everyone in the SAP community happy, and they want to make everyone happy all at once. To make that happen, they are moving large sums of money around – only through legal, albeit a little questionable, methods, primarily financial engineering.

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COVID-19: Construction Companies and Others Help with PPE

Article | April 21, 2020

As nations the world over continue working through the uncertainty of COVID-19, personal protective equipment is more important than ever. Under these circumstances, however, PPE doesn’t relate to the hard hats, eye protection and steel toe boots our concrete blog typically covers. It’s the protective items healthcare professionals need to perform their work safely. Medical PPE has been in short supply, with consumers looking to protect themselves against the COVID-19 coronavirus snapping up face masks, gloves and the like. As medical facilities’ need for these important tools grows, however, many have turned to unlikely sources: Construction companies.

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BIM - A remarkable tool to organize Construction Industry

Article | February 12, 2020

BIM Services are the core of Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry professionals and these services enhance their working while designing and construction of the building. The inception of Building Information Modeling technology has notably changed the way of design development of a building project. In recent years, many architectural, engineering and construction firms have shifted to BIM from CAD.

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Hill York is a full service contractor that offers a full array of energy efficient air-conditioning services from concept to completion, maintenance to repair and everything in between. With more than 75 years of providing superior air-conditioning services and energy solutions, Hill York continues to be recognized for our visionary leadership and superior craftsmanship in the design and installation of energy-efficient cooling systems.

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