The singularity happened a while back, self coding stock trading AI have been controling the stock market for years and with all that financial influence guiding world events to its benefit. The AI is so smart it has convinced humans that it does not and could not exist. Think 3rd season Westworld but with the AI really running the show not some unhinged rich f*ck.
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"Meet the new Boss, same as the old Boss." - The Who.