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Strauss Shader bug in Render To Texture

Posted on Jun 7, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

You cannot use a material using the Strauss Shader when trying to output to the diffuse map with Render To Texture in 3DS Max 2010.

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3ds max 2010, strauss, render to texture, bake

Cultural Cataracts

Posted on Nov 12, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A personal conversation about the challenges facing educational and cultural progress in the face of overwhelming ignorance and myopia.

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parenting, education, society, culture

Columbus Media Services

Multimedia | 3D | Consulting | Web
Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Jul 28, 2017

Shawn Olson Media Services. Digital imaging, web development and consultation based in Columbus, Ohio.

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Columbus Media Services, 3d, consulting, photography design columbus, digital photography columbus, web designer columbus

Skeptical Philosophy

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays on my belief systems.

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Ambitions and Weekends

Posted on Jun 9, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Essay on being self-aware and realizing that the human psyche has some hardwired contradictions and paradoxes.

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human, self-aware

The black, white and red of the colorblind society

Posted on Oct 25, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

An essay noting the state of the civil rights movement in the wake of Rosa Park's death.

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civil rights movement, rosa parks, racial tension, hatred, affirmative action, xenophobia

Apathy and Entropy

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays dealing with cultural and personal apathy.

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Muckraking in the New Millenium

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Muckraking habits are still here as much as ever.

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muckraking, politics

Saying Goodbye to Dad

Newsletter, July 27, 2013
Posted on Jul 27, 2013 | Last Updated Jul 27, 2013

Shawn Olson's Newsletter, July 27, 2013. News about my father's death.

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newsletter, don, olson, death, family

August 12, 2007 Newsletter

Posted on Aug 11, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

August 12, 2007 Newsletter including a new Hidden Map and wildlife photos.

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August 12, 2007 Newsletter
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