Baby Elon Musk, rapping Kim Kardashian: Welcome to the world of silly deepfakes

San Francisco (CNN Business)By day, Paul Shales is a computer programmer who works in advertising operations for a bank. By night, he’s creating videos that show Elon Musk as a creepy looking, giggly baby; President Donald Trump as a temperamental pageant contestant on “Toddlers & Tiaras;” and Kim Kardashian freestyle rapping. Learning to fake with AI Deepfakes have only been around for a few years; the first known videos, posted to Reddit in 2017, featured celebrities’ faces swapped with those of porn stars. Shales got interested in making them himself early this year, and in February released his first deepfake: in it, he plastered the face of actor Nicolas Cage onto Elon Musk’s body to make it appear as if …