PODCAST EPISODE

Ep 21: Building a better world with Emma Cooper

The Building New Realities Podcast

31-01-2022 • 45 mins


In today's episode, Tim chats to Emma Cooper, Project Lead at Cooperative Innovations Ltd. Together they discuss topics; the doughnut economy, The Museum of Plastic, and predictions for future technology.   Topics discussed in this episode: • Background on Cooperative Innovations [00:29 - 09:43] • What is the doughnut economy? [09:44 - 15:11] • What is the focus of Cooperative Innovations? [15:12 - 18:32] • How did Curators come about? [18:33 - 21:17] • What does the metaverse mean to Emma? [21:18 - 31:16] • A project that changed Emma's approach to her field [31:17 - 36:28] • What is Emma curious about? [36:29 - 39:03] • Building new realities [39:04 - 41:06] • Social programs [41:07 - 42:21] • Favourite theories [42:22 - 43:37] • Book recommendations [43:38 - 44:16]   Highlight sections • Emma Cooper explains the goal of The Museum of Plastic [07:33 - 09:43] • Emma Cooper explains the unintended result of one of her projects [31:43 - 33:44] • Emma Cooper talks about predictions for future technology [34:36 - 36:24]