The paperclipsalypse has arrived, as AI comes to destroy or save the world. Was AI there all along and we just now “discovered” its weird and eternal life? The “paperclip maximizer” thought experiment: Eliezar Yudkowsky in TIME magazine, “Shut it Down”: Scott Aaronson, Shtetl-Optimized: Drake + The Weeknd AI hit: AI Beer commercial: What if the AI was already there? Jacques Vallée on UFOs: AI (2001 movie) scene: “The Flesh Fair”: