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The Storm and the Rainbow

Posted on May 29, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Images of the sky, before and after storms.

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rainbow photos, cloud photos, sky photos, shawn olson photography, photo

De_Tension Counter-Strike Map

Posted on Dec 7, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

De_Tension (for CS 1.6) is a remake of the custom hybrid Counter-Strike map csde_tension. This is not the version for Source.

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de_tension counter-strike map, cs, cstrike, custom maps, cs1.6

Leveled at Billiard Club

Posted on Apr 25, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Leveled played at the Billiard Club for Tom Cline's Birthday Bash.

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leveled rock band, tom cline birthday bash

The animalism of our species

Posted on Sep 28, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

Response to the Eugene Armstrong beheading. Humans are not as civilized as we presume; we are sometimes more barbaric than animals.

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eugene armstrong, beheading, terrorists, terrorism, human nature, war, barbarism

Working Towards Interactivity

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

I have been involved in various projects that include Flash applications and speed optimizations.

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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

Photos of Faith Ann Burson

Posted on Dec 25, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Photos of Faith Burson (Olson) by Shawn Olson.

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Exhausted Melodies

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

A poem about the repetitive nature of human nature. We all share certain core elements that repeat over the ages, linking us to humanity.

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exhausted melodies, human patterns, historic humanity, ballad of history, p

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

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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