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Uber is Back in Austin (with a workaround via my “reach around”:)

by Larry Chiang on May 14, 2016

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)

By Larry Chiang

Inside Stanford engineering they teach us to solve real world problems.
Screen shot credit @RisingSkylar. 
problems. Stanford engineering teaches there are existing protocols via app interfacing. These steps solve problems with limited resources. Here the “app” is texting hospitality. 
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
#cs183uberAustin prequel= the  @FSAustin private car service. #ENGR145s {*s* is for prequel}
So me and my friend Neil Kay use Four Seasons’ car because Uber and Lyft are banned.
Another solution is from another Austinite. Quoting @RisingSkylar for #cs183UberAustin Re
“You drop the pin outside the city and then call your driver with your address in the city. Call me if you have questions.”
This mimics the protocol back when airports would not allow airport pickups. You open the Uber app. Move the pin off airport. Then call the driver.

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