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Uber will teach you how to sign your name in its app

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Uber is offering basic sign language lessons in its app, in an effort to support its deaf and hard of hearing drivers.

Riders in North America will be able to see a card in the Uber app’s messages section, offering to teach basic greetings such as “hello” and “thank you” in American Sign Language (ASL).

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It’ll also teach you how to sign your name in a sequence of videos, which is a pretty nifty addition.

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Uber, who has “thousands” of deaf drivers in the U.S. alone, says the new feature is in support of National Deaf Awareness Month, and it’s certainly a step in the right direction. Read more…

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