Entertainment

My quest for the dodo bird, and other obsessions: Adam Savage on TED.com

Posted by: Tedstaff

At EG’08, Adam Savage talks about his fascination with the dodo bird, and how it led him on a strange and surprising double quest. It’s an entertaining adventure through the mind of a creative obsessive. (Recorded at EG’08, December 2008, in Monterey, California. Duration: 15:39.)

Watch Adam Savage’s talk from EG’08 on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 400+ TEDTalks — including more talks about what makes us happy.

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Comments (3)

  • Allison Hunt commented on Sep 21 2012

    Have ZERO respect for Adam Savage. He claims to be educating the public true to science. But when caught fudging evidence to support government claims, Savage states “I’m in the entertainmant business”. He’s pathetic.

  • William L Coffey III commented on Mar 27 2009

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  • john smith commented on Mar 18 2009

    TED Fellows may apply themselves or be nominated by another person.