image: techspot

Uber patent could detect how drunk you are when ordering a ride

CNN uncovered the patent, called “Predicting user state using machine learning.” It describes how the system learns a person’s patterns of behavior while using the Uber app, thereby allowing it identify anything that is out of the ordinary.

The patent mentions the app keeping track of how many typos a user makes, how accurate they are when (attempting) to hit the various links and buttons, their walking speed, and how long it takes to request a ride.

Read More on TechSpot