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Pravin Pillay

Pravin is a writer, artist and futurist.

Vancouver riots: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Many are wondering how a crowd coming out to watch a spectator sport could turn into a mob.

WE CAN Earth Summit Campaign takes off

The science is in. The most credible scientists agree that climate change is happening and global warming is increasing faster than anyone had predicted even three years ago.  Incremental change...

Seed, Feed, Weed, Lead - an approach to cultivate creativity, vitality, and resilience in your company

If you want to develop a creative team that is going to adapt and really make things happen, then try Seed, Feed, Weed, Lead as an approach.  With Seed, Feed, Weed, Lead, the leader remains...

Brian Eno's Illustrated Talk

The Illustrated Talk not only outlined the pivotal moments in history and creative principles that have generated Eno's impressive achievements.

Ideas on the move at TEDx Vancouver

TEDx Vancouver is positioned to become networking central for up and coming creatives. 2010 was the second year for the volunteer-driven TEDx Vancouver where 500 interesting, passionate and on the mov

"The Digital Narrative" at Emily Carr explores storytelling in the digital age

The digital medium offers new ways and structures to tell stories. It offers us the ability to re-create our stories in a style where authority does not rest with an expert but is co-generated from...