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The MySpace Generation

Posted on May 23, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Thoughts on the social media phenomenon and its effect on the current young generation. Originally written with MySpace in mind, but valid for other sites like Facebook.

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myspace.com, myspace, facebook, social media, internet, online, parenting, education, web

March 28, 2009 Newsletter

Posted on Mar 27, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
Maow, the cat photo

Here are some updates about the work of Shawn Olson in the first quarter of 2009.

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March 28, 2009 Newsletter

November 23, 2007 Newsletter

Posted on Nov 22, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
Otter Chasing FishSun Bear and Long Tongue

November 23, 2007 Newsletter.

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November 23, 2007 Newsletter

JPEG Cleaner - Program to reduce JPEG file sizes

Posted on Sep 10, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

Digital cameras append JPEG files with data that increases the file size of images.

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jpeg cleaner, image optimization, web photos, digital cameras

Educational Drop-Outs

Posted on Feb 9, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Observations on high school drop-outs and society.

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education, high school drop-outs,

But Words Will Never Hurt Me

Posted on Jan 6, 2018 | Last Updated Aug 12, 2021

Editorial on negativity and entitlement amongst online communities.

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entitlement, negativity, trolls

Columbus Messenger, Me and Unprofessional

Posted on Oct 29, 2003 | Last Updated Jan 4, 2012

The Columbus Messenger Newspapers and why I don't work there anymore.

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columbus messenger newspapers, westside messenger, john matuszak, poor management, unprofessional administration, community paper

Google's Dewey Update

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

Some thoughts on the latest upheaval to the search engine world and the so-called Dewey Update.

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google, dewey update

Google Page Rank Woes

Posted on Oct 27, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Google has sliced and diced the page rank of many websites, including this one.

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page rank, google, change, cuts, october 2007

New Global Artistic Network

Posted on Mar 29, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Shawn Olson Artistic Network changes direction with launch of new global arts directory. I've now separated the open artist enrollment of my site to a new site.

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global, arts, directory
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