Uber, Michelangelo & credit unions predict the future with AI, machine learning

first_imgCredit unions and many other organizations have long admired Uber for its signature friction-free app. In fact, the ride-sharing startup is often hailed as being something of a pacesetter in user experience circles. What fewer people talk about is Uber’s emerging command of machine learning, an artificial intelligence technology experiencing exponential growth.While the company is using its machine learning platform in several different areas of its business, the application of Michelangelo (Uber’s moniker for the platform) to UberEATS is particularly noteworthy. The food-delivery arm of the business, UberEATS is relying on machine learning for, among other things, delivery time predictions.Because Uber is known and loved for its pinpoint accuracy on ride-share arrival times, the startup naturally aims to “deliver” the same experience to in-home diners. And yet, food prep and distribution is an entirely different ballgame – one that requires the intelligence of machines. continue reading » 7SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more