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Shawn Olson maps featured on CS Nation

Posted on Jan 18, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

CS Nation, a leading Counter-Strike community, has featured information about some of my maps.

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counter-strike, news, feature

Problems with Journalism

Posted on Nov 21, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Some of the problems and misconceptions surrounding modern journalism.

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journalism, critique, critic, media, modern

Education in Debt

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

The assumption that a diploma means educated is not well founded.

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cost of education, waste education, schooling, schools diplomas

Hirsch shoulda did his homework

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A stab at E. D. Hirsch's misplaced criticism of John Dewey.

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e.d. hirsch, john dewey, educational debate

SMD Collision Mesh Tool

Posted on May 12, 2009 | Last Updated May 1, 2013

Download the SMD Collision Mesh Prep Tool for 3D Studio Max and learn how to use it.

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smd, collisionmodel, collision mesh, texture, smoothing group, valve, 3ds, 3d studio max, maxscript, macroscript, plugin, hull, tool

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,

A Yahoo Speaks Out

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An unpublished editorial where Shawn Olson responds to a crankpot reader.

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yahooism, censorship, prudish critics

January, 2011 Newsletter

Posted on Jan 9, 2011 | Last Updated Jul 27, 2013
Brain MazeSanta's Meal to Slay For

Newsletter from Shawn Olson on January 10, 2011.

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newsletter

Cultural Cataracts

Posted on Nov 12, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A personal conversation about the challenges facing educational and cultural progress in the face of overwhelming ignorance and myopia.

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parenting, education, society, culture

Stories from North Dakota

Posted on Mar 24, 2013 | Last Updated Mar 24, 2013

Some stories and thoughts related to North Dakota.

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North Dakota, Killdeer
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