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We Need Science

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

Essays on the need to prioritize science in our everyday lives--and to focus on science in our schools.

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Video Tutorials

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

The video tutorials you'll find on this site range far and wide, from how to use Corel PHOTO-PAINT and 3ds Max, to web development and photography.

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Video Tutorials

The other end of life

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

An emotional editorial by Shawn Olson about old age originally printed in the Messenger.

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Feasts of Creativity

Posted on Jan 6, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Graphic of a crystal photo manipulated to look like a dragon.

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Corel Training Partner

Posted on Oct 3, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Corel has invited me to be an official training partner.

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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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Unicode Data with PHP 5 and MySQL 4.1

Posted on Nov 11, 2004 | Last Updated Aug 13, 2013

Internationalization is simple with a litlle advanced preparation.

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Unicode, PHP, MySQL

Creating a Tileable Texture from a Photo

Posted on Dec 7, 2011 | Last Updated Dec 7, 2011

Steps on making a tileable texture from a photo inside 3ds Max. Includes step-by-step instructions along with a video tutorial.

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Smile on a Mask

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

Poem to say goodbye to a love fallen apart.

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