“At Uber, data is our biggest asset”, writes Nicolas Garcia Belmonte, who does awesome visualisations for the taxi company on cocaine. What’s really interesting about this article is how he breaks down the different types of visualisations, from data narratives like we use in data journalism, through to abstract visualisations (which don’t show the real world) and mapping visualisations. He also talks about tech stacks, including stuff they’ve built and open sourced.
And a bit more Uber data
If you want to see your personal Uber stats, here’s a cool tool from an Uber hackathon.