Jamie Oliver on TED

You may have heard that TV chef Jamie Oliver has been, for some time, on a campaign against obesity; an effort he very much ties to food knowledge, food economies, corporate and government systems.

Having recently one a TED Prize, he gave a talk at TED 10, which you can watch online:

To be totally honest, some of the tone of this presentation gets a bit too reality television for my taste (especially in the video clips). Nevertheless, it think it’s important that this sort of message gets presented to large audiences in an accessible way, and if there’s a venue for that on network television, that’s probably a good thing.

p.s. If you aren’t already in the habit of watching TED Talks online, I highly recommend them. Here are two of my favorites:

John Hodgman: A Brief Digression on Matters of Lost Time (now mysteriously retitled)
Jill Bolte Taylor: Stroke of Insight


One Comment on “Jamie Oliver on TED”

  1. seth says:

    Thanks for sharing this, I thought it was a great talk.

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