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The Death of Courtesy

Posted on Jul 25, 2004 | Last Updated Jul 26, 2004

A poem about modern sensitivity

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Poetry, courtesy, chivilry, sexism

Don't Stand Too Close

Posted on Jul 18, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

A poem about lost hope in love and anger.

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poem, lost love

Autodesk Moving to Rental-Only for Software

How a company made for artists is pushing a policy that promotes more starving artists instead of thriving artists
Posted on Oct 13, 2014 | Last Updated Oct 13, 2014

Autodesk is now making plans to stop selling perpetual licenses and move all future business to a rental-only model.

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software, sales, consumer, license, perpetual, rental

Reviewing the Slate

Posted on Feb 26, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Review of Steven Pinker's book The Blank Slate and the common notion that we are all born without predispositions.

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blank slate, human nature, steven pinker, cultural relativism, feminism, brain, psychology

Major Directory Changes at ShawnOlson.Net

Posted on Sep 8, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Topics pages now only list articles by Shawn Olson and very close friends and family.

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upgrade

Return to Norton Middle School

Posted on Apr 4, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Short essay recounting a day I spent at Norton Middle School with Gary Sigrist.

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school

fy_close_quarters Counter-Strike Map

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

A small speed frag map by Shawn Olson for Counter-Strike.

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custom cs map, counter strike, cstrike

Chapter 3: Arrival at Jadus

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

The Orion was sent to Jadus to find Rogue 7.

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mask of rogue 7, chapter 3, arrival jadus

Promoting Interest in the Classroom

Posted on Sep 22, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

An essay about the role teachers play in making subjects interesting, valuable and relevant to students. Prompted by an Open-House visit to Westland High School.

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education, interest

Cyber Trial Lawyer or Cyber Bully?

Posted on Dec 12, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

I just got an email draft of a lawsuit against me for $7 Million dollars.

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law suit, manchester who's who, cyber trial lawyer
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