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Universal Paperclips Frank Lantz

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What if automated paper clip manufacturing led to the end of the world and a galactic war? When you first launch Universal Paper Clips, you probably won’t grasp the scope and ambition of the latest video game by Frank Lantz, director of the Game Center at New York University. For one thing, the minimalist interface, inspired by DOS, doesn’t seem very menacing. And the task at hand is as easy as can be: simply click to make a paper clip, then another, until you agree to automate the process… Inspired by philosopher Nick Bostrom’s work on artificial intelligence, Universal Paper Clips is a highly addictive and supremely fun and cerebral experience about a possible apocalyptic future. And it all starts with paper clips! (BD)

Universal Paperclips

  • Country : United States
  • Year : 2017
  • V.O : English
  • Programming : Frank Lantz, Bennett Foddy
  • Technical Direction : James Lantz
  • Platform : Web
  • Site : Decisionproblem.com/paperclips/
Filmography of Frank Lantz :

Parking Wars (2007)
Sharkrunners (2007)
Drop 7 (2009)

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