A personal conversation about the challenges facing educational and cultural progress in the face of overwhelming ignorance and myopia.
A free MAXScript utility to combine mutliple materials and maps into single output materials and maps.
MySQL Sort Order with NULL
Learn how to force NULL values to the end of a sorted list
Online Vs Print
Essay on the values of web publishing over printed media relating to marketing.
Autodesk Moving to Rental-Only for Software
How a company made for artists is pushing a policy that promotes more starving artists instead of thriving artists
Autodesk is now making plans to stop selling perpetual licenses and move all future business to a rental-only model.
Subjects in the Classroom and Life
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.
The Call for Religion in Schools
An unpublished editorial on religion in the classroom.
Unicode Data with PHP 5 and MySQL 4.1
Internationalization is simple with a litlle advanced preparation.
It all begins on a bad day
Chapter 1 of The Hermit Colony, a satirical story about a man named Jeremiah Williams.