Not long ago, we talked about UC Berkeley’s ambitious podcasting initiative, about how the university is currently distributing a large number of courses over iTunes. But there is nothing like giving users some options, and so the university has also decided to make some courses, campus events, and conferences available over Google Video as well. (That’s Google’s version of Youtube, which, of course, Google just recently bought.) To take a closer look, just click here to scan through the different video offerings. Or, to sample things, take a peek below at this interview with Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, a book that The New York Times just named one of the ten best books of 2006.