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The Answers You Seek

Posted on Jun 20, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

A poem on confusion.

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confusion, answers, poetry

Age of Drunken Gods

Posted on Feb 6, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on the greed and mania of our age.

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greed, age drunken gods, poem, poetry

Make JavaScript Math.random() useful

Posted on Aug 3, 2004 | Last Updated Sep 30, 2013

How to use the JavaScript Math.random function useful with round, ceiling, and floor.

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javscript, math.random, math.round, math.ceil, math.floor

Reflections on the precariousness of life

Posted on Aug 8, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

Philosophical essay on life and death sparked by a family trip where a pigeon collided with the car and we had a flat tire.

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life, death, tragedy, rights

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An unpublished editorial where Shawn Olson responds to a crankpot reader.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

Face of Phantom Memories

Posted on Feb 27, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011
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Computer art of a face that reminded me of a strange dream.

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computer, art, face

The Price of Learning: Gradecard Dilemma

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Aug 16, 2013

There is a paradox concerning a parent's push for good grades. The kids don't care about learning.

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misplaced values in education, gradecard dilemma

In the Wake of a Good Night's Sleep

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

A Chalboard Column by Shawn Olson on waking up.

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sleep, morning, coffee, fatigue

The Exceptional Self

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays delving into trying to excel and make something better of life.

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