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Uber removed blog post from data science team that examined link between prostitution and rides

I contributed to a great article at VentureBeat about Uber and its data management practices.

Earlier today, Gina Neff, an associate professor of communication at the University of Washington and the School of Public Policy at Central European University in Budapest, noticed something missing from Uber’s Data Blog. In a tweet, she wrote: The blog post in question was titled: “Location knowledge is a proxy for Uber demand.” Though based on the original URL, it was apparently first called something else: https://blog.uber.com/2011/09/13/uberdata-how-prostitution-and-alcohol-make-uber-better/.

Read More at VentureBeat:

http://venturebeat.com/2014/11/24/uber-removed-blog-post-from-data-science-team-that-examined-link-between-prostitution-and-rides/

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