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UBER AND LYFT MAKE US SICK

Uber and Lyft pricing algorithms charge more in non-white areas

Posted in: Breaking the Law

New Scientist

The algorithms that ride-hailing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, use to determine fares appear to create a racial bias. By analysing transport and census data in Chicago, Aylin Caliskan and Akshat Pandey at The George Washington University in Washington DC have found that ride-hailing companies charge a higher price per mile for a trip if the pick-up point or destination is a neighbourhood with a higher proportion of ethnic minority residents than for those with predominantly white residents.

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2246202-uber-and-lyft-pricing-algorithms-charge-more-in-non-white-areas/ 

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