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ChatGPT Nederlands past vakkundig de geschreven woorden aan

Posted by chatgptnederlands on July 25, 2024

Wat is ChatGPT Nederlands?

ChatGPT Nederlands is een taalmodel dat specifiek is getraind om de Nederlandse taal te begrijpen en te genereren. Dankzij de uitgebreide training op diverse Nederlandstalige teksten, kan dit model niet alleen nieuwe teksten schrijven, maar ook bestaande teksten verfijnen op basis van specifieke instructies en voorkeuren. …

If drivers are really losing money with Uber then why do you keep driving for Uber?

Posted by babarett on February 6, 2018

I just don't get it, everyone always complains that they don't make any money with Uber but if you really were losing money then why would you keep driving....???

NYC Ride Volume - Uber "officially" destroys Taxis going into 2018

Posted by ippei on February 1, 2018

Is it official?  More Uber trips being taken more than taxis now.

Number of medallions control the # of cars in NYC.  While number of Ubers continue to climb.  

Source: http://toddwschneider.com/posts/taxi-uber-lyft-usage-new-york-city/
If you were the new CEO of Uber, with absolute power, what would be the first thing you'd change?

Posted by DaimsLer on June 9, 2018

I am asking the current Uber drivers, but anyone's welcome.

As a driver, have you kicked out a passenger? Ended a ride early mid-trip?

Posted by WWBlueStuff on April 29, 2018

Please do share. Remember when some dude died after getting kicked off Lyft?  I can't help it to think he did something to be kicked out, you know? 

Lyft Passenger Killed in Fatal Hit-and-Run on Freeway After Driver Demands He Exits Vehicle
https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Lyft-Passenger-Killed-in-Fatal-Hit-and-Run-on-Freeway-473302203.html

Surge and upfront pricing coming to Taxis! Say bye to meters!![NBC]

Posted by SmittenKitten on April 4, 2018

It's happening.  The re-merging of Uber and Taxis will happen.  I've been waiting for this to happen for a long time.  It'll all be the same thing once again.

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Uber concealed huge data breach [BBC]

Posted by ippei on November 21, 2017

Uber concealed huge data breach

Can I ask my Uber driver to NOT record me with his webcam? If I do not want to be recorded, shouldn't I be able to request that?

Posted by NancyStride on August 21, 2018

Even calling into a customer service call (at a bank or whatever), we have the choice of asking not to be recorded.  What about with rideshares like Uber and Lyft?

I understand that the car is a private property, and drivers have the rights to record inside their cabin.  However, …

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