The application filed by Uber with the United States Patent and Trademark Office describes a system that would measure what it calls the "state" of customers using the app.
The proposed tool relies on algorithms to gather potential data that Uber could use to determine whether the user is inebriated.
The proposed software will track user behaviour such as typos, how long it takes to request a ride, how accurately the user clicks buttons and even their walking speed. The system will also give drivers more information and warning about the passenger's state and make them get prepared for the adventure ahead. Uber is working on a plan to detect a user's drunken behavior before they get into the back seat.
Antarctic ice melting faster
East Antarctica, which is home to the South Pole, has seen considerably less melting because most of its ice is above sea level. West Antarctica contributed the most ice loss from the continent, shedding almost 160 billion tonnes each year since 2012.
"It could lead to the possibility of some drivers avoiding drunk passengers and in the worst cases 'drunk hunting".
Uber is all set to introduce the new app that will alert passengers whether the driver is drunk or not. A photographer (R) takes pictures of the logo for ride-hailing service Uber during a press conference in Taipei on April 13, 2017.
The concern is that people deemed excessively drunk might be refused service from Uber, which could lead to them trying to drive home themselves or getting into other risky situations.
According to Uber, knowing whether a rider is drunk or exhausted could help prevent issues with a trip. And riders in an especially unusual state may only be matched with drivers with relevant experience or training, the patent application says.
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But while a Nobel award would cause consternation among Trump's critics, he also has some high-profile supporters. The deadline for this year's prize passed in January, so this nomination would make him eligible for next year.
The algorithms the two developed were able to "cluster groups of related bitcoin wallets", according to the study. Whenever bitcoin fell, tether was used to buy it to prop up the price of the leading crypto.
Animal-control officials said the raccoon would be trapped and helped when it reached the roof, reported the Washington Post . In fact, it wasn't until late Tuesday night that the raccoon began to make its way down from the seventeenth floor slowly.
Will America.in time?' King tweeted , linking to an anti-immigrant tweet from political activist Mark Collett. In December, he shared an anti-immigration article from the far-right European website Voice of Europe .
Notably, SpaceX has been quite regularly partnering up with NASA for missions to the International Space Station. While clearly serving SpaceX's manufacturing needs, it's hard to ignore just how flashy these plans are.
His screed came after earlier tweets in which he made the dubious claim that North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat . But flush from his diplomatic triumph in Singapore, he has stepped up his rhetorical assault on the press.
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The inflation data was published ahead of the start of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting on Tuesday. Seasonally adjusted gasoline prices rose 1.7% in May from the previous month, after a 3% gain in April.
Hilary and Matthew announced their baby news in a sweet Instagram post shared to her almost 10 million followers. The Younger star shared her son's suggestion on Monday's episode of The Late Late Show With James Corden .
Golfers, tennis players and other athletes in traditionally nonrevenue sports can transfer one time without sitting out. A school interested in recruiting a transferring player also must ask the current school for permission to recruit.
Man arrested after throwing homeless man's belongings in lake
Nelson asked Sintay what he was doing and Sintay responded "trying to do the right (expletive) thing" by cleaning up the lake. According to The Daily Mail, the jogger returned to the scene later that day to fish some of the items out of the lake.
New study shows what being "hangry" really means
The students were then asked to fill out questionnaires asking them about their emotions and the quality of the experiment. It turned out that hungry participants exposed to negative images were more likely to negatively interpret the pictograph.
BlackRock Inc. Reduces Stake in Envision Healthcare (EVHC)
The average is taken over a specific period of time, like 10 days, 20 minutes, 30 weeks, or any time period the trader chooses. Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: EVHC ) has experienced a 1-year low price of $23.77 and a 1-year high price of $64.00.
Net Neutrality Repeal Goes Into Effect
In 2015, the Title II Order reclassified the internet as a telecommunications service, which is regulated like a public utility. Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few months, you've heard about the impending death of net neutrality .
Tiffany Haddish May Have Finally Confirmed Who Bit Beyonce
I coulda just shut my whole career down", she added. "But you don't argue with Tracy, you just say, 'OK, yeah, you're right'". Haddish has never really confirmed the identity of the biter and many still wonder if the incident happened at all.
Michael Cohen under pressure to cooperate with prosecutors
Trump has acknowledged that he reimbursed Cohen for the payment, but he has denied that the affair with Daniels took place. Cohen has not yet been contacted by the prosecutors who are conducting the inquiry, said two people briefed on the case.