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Ice cream chef Giapo on the possibility of an AI robot taking his job: “It will happen, 100%”

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Ice cream chef Giapo on the possibility of an AI robot taking his job: “It will happen, 100%”

The words Giapo, ice cream and innovation often go hand-in-hand in sentences, as the chef’s passion for furthering his craft is common knowledge. But behind the larger-than-life Italian persona is a man with his eyes fixed firmly on the future technology. We had a chat with the undercover futurist about when AI will come for everyone’s jobs, how humans will soon be able to live forever and why it’s not nuclear bombs we should be worried about.

Year in Review 2016, brought to you by Kiwibank

​In the latest edition of our series asking some of Aotearoa's best-known businesspeople and visionaries to take a step back and offer their insights on how the past year has gone and how the future might unfold, we chat with innovative ice cream-maker Gianpaolo "Giapo" Grazioli.