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Desktops are not extinct

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 | Last Updated Mar 8, 2012

Editorial discussing the notion that the time of the desktop is over. I argue that the advent of smart phones, tablets and mobile devices do not preclude the value of the desktop.

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computer, productivity, mobile device, ipad

Max 2010 Particle Flow Presets

Posted on Mar 6, 2010 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

When you install 3D Studio Max 2010, it does not automatically install any Particle Flow Presets. They are available in the Samples DVD that ships with Max. Here is how to install them.

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3ds max, particle flow, presets, studio

Find Your IP Address

Posted on Jul 11, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Online tool to find your IP Address. Good if you want to know what your IP address is.

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ip, address, internet, find

How do I contact Shawn Olson?

Posted on Jan 16, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

You can contact Shawn Olson by using the MAIL link at the bottom of every page on the site.

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How to get better teachers.

Posted on Jan 27, 2003 | Last Updated May 31, 2007

There is only one way to get better teachers. Pay them more.

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education, salary, money, teacher, standards

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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Shawn Olson

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 | Last Updated Jan 28, 2017

Shawn Michael Olson is a technical artists and photojournalist in Central Ohio. He owns Wall Worm, Webonizer and the Artistic Network.

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Web Statistics

Posted on Mar 30, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A brief introduction to understanding website statistics, including a discussion of visits, hits and other topics to be aware of.

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website, stats, statistics, logs, analyze, traffic, visits, hits

MySQL Arbitrary Ordering

Posted on Jul 1, 2004 | Last Updated Jan 22, 2008

Order your results in any way you choose using the CASE clause

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MySQL, CASE clause, IN clause, Arbitrary Order

Introduction to Graphic Design

Posted on Nov 12, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

An introduction on graphic design software, with a focus on Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

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