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Who is Shawn Olson?

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

Shawn Olson is a photojournalist and web designer.

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who is shawn olson

2013 in Review

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 | Last Updated Feb 26, 2014

Newsletter about 2013, including various losses in our family and other news.

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2013, loss, death, dad, dog, opportunities

Reflections on the precariousness of life

Posted on Aug 8, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

Philosophical essay on life and death sparked by a family trip where a pigeon collided with the car and we had a flat tire.

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life, death, tragedy, rights

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

MisCon 25

My Adventure with Onkel Sven.
Posted on Jun 5, 2011 | Last Updated Jun 15, 2017
John Dalmas and childJohn Dalmas and LadiesJohn Dalmas and William WarrenDalmas in the HoodRobert Lovely and John DalmasJohn Dalmas Giving ToastJohn and BrookeBill WarrenJohn the Story Teller

I traveled to Missoula, Montana with John Dalmas to participate in MisCon 25. I met several interesting characters including William Warren Jr, James Burk, Jim Glass and others.

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miscon, missoula, montana, sci-fi, scifi, science fiction convention, john dalmas

Forum Etiquette in the 21st Century

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

A short discussion on using online forums. Why I concluded that participation in forums should be limited.

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forums, online forums, social media, necroposting, flame wars, noobs, fanboy

Shawn Olson maps featured on CS Nation

Posted on Jan 18, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

CS Nation, a leading Counter-Strike community, has featured information about some of my maps.

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counter-strike, news, feature

Moments with Ethan

Posted on Jun 2, 2014 | Last Updated Jun 2, 2014

Photos of my son Ethan Olson over the last few years.

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ethan olson, photos

Pencil & Ink Sketches

Posted on Dec 3, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Sketches and drawings by Shawn Olson.

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pencil ink sketches, dragon drawing, fantasy art, old lady

Steam and Internet Explorer 7

Posted on Jul 3, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

There is a bug in IE7 that sometimes won't let you connect to your favorite servers in Steam games like Counter-Strike.

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cs server, steam, IE7 bug, Internet Explorer 7 beta
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