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It's Time for Artists to Send a Message
Posted on Nov 5, 2013 | Last Updated Mar 31, 2015

Critical discussion on software companies fleecing artists and consumers.

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software, fleecing, boycott, rental, lease, buy

Subjects in the Classroom and Life

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

A discussion on the utilitarian value of the subjects our schools teach. This editorial on education was one of the last pieces Shawn Olson printed as a Messenger writer.

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educational subjects, subject relevance in education

The MySpace Generation

Posted on May 23, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Thoughts on the social media phenomenon and its effect on the current young generation. Originally written with MySpace in mind, but valid for other sites like Facebook.

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myspace.com, myspace, facebook, social media, internet, online, parenting, education, web

Media Studies

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Jan 6, 2018

Articles about modern society, media, journalism, propaganda and information in the Internet Age.

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MP4 files in Flex VideoDisplay

Posted on Jan 8, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Here is a solution to your problem if you are building an application in Flex 3 that uses the VideoDisplay component and the results fail to work in Internet Explorer and Chrome but mysteriously work in Firefox.

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flex 3, VideoDisplay, black, bug, error, problem, fix

Infinity, for the Mind and Body

Posted on Feb 6, 2014 | Last Updated Mar 26, 2020

A short discussion on infinities.

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infinite, infinity

November 18, 2009 Newsletter

Posted on Nov 17, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
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November 18, 2009 Newsletter with a discussion on social networking sites like Facebook. Links to latest projects.

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November 18, 2009 Newsletter

Web Image Optimizer

Posted on Oct 3, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

Details on the web image optimizer in Corel Photo-paint 12.

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web image optimizer, internet graphics, EXIF, jpg, gif, png

The Great American Hoopty

Posted on Feb 5, 2003 | Last Updated Jan 19, 2022

My advice on used cars. If you can't tell... I hate cars. Their only redemption is that they offer something to talk and write about.

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american hoopty, used cars, lemmons
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