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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

June 22, 2008 Newsletter

Posted on Jun 21, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
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June 22, 2008 Newsletter with photos of Hayden, Harvestmen and a physics cartoon.

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June 22, 2008 Newsletter

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

Online Vs Print

Posted on Dec 30, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Essay on the values of web publishing over printed media relating to marketing.

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online, print, advertising, marketing

A Comparison of two major dynamic web platforms (LAMP vs. WISA)

Posted on May 11, 2003 | Last Updated Aug 13, 2013

Dynamic web sites are powered by web technologies. What do these technologies do and which is best?

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LAMP, WISA, PHP, ASP, dynamic, web programming, MySQL

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

Site Terms & Conditions

Posted on Jul 4, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Basic terms and conditions for using the Shawn Olson Artistic Network.

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terms conditions

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

Add Google Translation Links

Posted on Jan 10, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Use this free custom JavaScript functions to add links to translate your web pages with the Google translation tools.

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google translate, translation

UseMaps Crash IE When Changed

Posted on Mar 30, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Dynamically changing an image's usemap property can cause Internet Explorer to crash completely. Here is a solution to changing usemaps with JavaScript.

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image maps, usemaps, use maps, dynamic, ie7, ie, internet explorer, javascript
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