Archives for May 15, 2008

In this fiery and funny talk, New York Times food writer Mark Bittman weighs in on what’s wrong with the way we eat now (too much meat, too few plants; too much fast food, too little home cooking), and why it’s putting the entire planet at risk.


Welcome to I and the Bird #75! is HERE. Also, check out the Young Birder’s Guide Giveaway at I and the Bird. (The Young Birder’s Guide is a new book).

I love this guy. But wait, there’s more… it gets better. Much better.

In a very, very early-morning set, They Might Be Giants rock the final day of TED2007. … John Linnell and John Flansburgh are They Might Be Giants: multi-instrumental, tech-savvy and implacably prolific, they are the musicians of choice of geeks, tinkerers and curious kids of all ages.

AMD CEO Hector Ruiz talks about his dream of giving the whole world access to the Internet. AMD’s 50×15 initiative hopes to connect 50 percent of the world to the Net by 2015. Sharing his own life story, Ruiz shows how access to ideas is life-changing.