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3 December 2019

Diffusion by Infusion - Has AI Spread by Piggybacking on Mobile Apps?

Figure 1. Piggyback transportation: a train carried by a ferry between Bonn and Oberkassel (1870 - 1914). Source: Stadtarchiv und Stadthistorische Bibliothek, Bonn. Social and ethical impacts of any technology presuppose its diffusion. That is why we need to understand…