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Software Activation, Licensing and Piracy

Posted on Nov 10, 2009 | Last Updated May 15, 2013

The problem with software activation systems in the Internet Age and the inflated claims that piracy costs billions of dollars a year.

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software, piracy, activation, license, internet, society, business

SwfObject JavaScript Error in IE7

Posted on Nov 25, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 26, 2008

IE7 has a JavaScript Error when using the swfobject.js method if you do not give the containing object element an ID.

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swfobject, javascript, ie7, ie 7, internet explorer 7

Information Overload

An Over-Abundance of Information in the Information Age
Posted on Apr 4, 2010 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

An essay on the trends on the Internet that cause an explosion of information that is often antithetical to the ideals of democracy and progress. This essay cautions parents, teachers and community leaders to be wary of every emerging media outlet.

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internet, society, media, information, data, knowledge

2006 is Here

Posted on Jan 1, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

First newsletter for 2006

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2006 newsletter

Creative Arts on DMOZ open directory

Posted on Feb 21, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

The Shawn Olson Creative Arts is finally categorized on the DMOZ open directory

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dmoz open directory, category, freelance photojournlists, photojournalism, journalism

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,

PHP Traits for Implementing Interfaces

Posted on Aug 13, 2013 | Last Updated Aug 13, 2013

PHP 5.4 introduced traits. Traits are in many ways like code-assisted copy and paste. They are ways to mix code into a class without inheritance. But what are they good for? When should they be used?

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PHP 5.4, trait, interface, abstract, oop

Some Scoundrel

Posted on Dec 6, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Semi-satirical poem about passing the blame on others and passing the buck.

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poem, blame

Artistic Network World-Wide Site Launched

Posted on Mar 27, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

The new Artistic Network world-wide arts directory is now online.

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global, arts, directory
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