Sharing powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, West Virginia -- and a shocking image of the sugar we eat -- TED Prize winner Jamie Oliver makes the case for an all-out assault on our ignorance of food.
Most people instinctively avoid conflict good disagreement is central to progress. Sometimes the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree.
Tim Brown: Tales of creativity and play TED Talk: At the 2008 Serious Play conference, designer Tim Brown talks about the powerful relationship between creative thinking and play — with many examples you can try at home (and one that maybe you shouldn't).
Neuroscientist Michael Merzenich looks at one of the secrets of the brain& incredible power: its ability to actively re-wire itself. He& researching ways to harness the brain& plasticity to enhance our skills and recover lost function.
At the conference, chef Dan Barber tells the story of a small farm in Spain that has found a humane way to produce foie gras. Raising his geese in a natural environment, farmer Eduardo Sousa embodies the kind of food production Barber believes in.