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Creative Arts Word Search Page listed in DMOZ

Posted on Apr 26, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

The word search creator page on the Creative Arts is now listed on DMOZ.

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word search generator, puzzle creator, dmoz

Tone Curve

Posted on Feb 22, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Tone Curve tutorial: how to use the Tone Curve function to edit a photo or graphic to bring out the optimum color and brightness.

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tone curve, tonal values, image correction, corel photo-paint, photopaint, photo editing, brightness, tutorial

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

Dreamer's Hill

Posted on Nov 20, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

An oil painting of a deeply colorful sunset.

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dreamer's hill, oil painting, shawn olson art, paintings, paint, art

MySQL Sort Order with NULL

Posted on Jul 11, 2004 | Last Updated Aug 17, 2010

Learn how to force NULL values to the end of a sorted list

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MySQL, NULL, ORDER BY

Dreamers

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

Oil paintings by Shawn Olson belonging to the Dreamers series.

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Moments to Remember

Posted on Feb 9, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Reflective story on important moments in life.

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life values, memories, family, love

Writing Samples

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Jun 4, 2003

Writing samples on the Shawn Olson Artistic Network

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writing, poetry, essay, fiction, stories, journalism

Politics from the Porch

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

People wonder what the value of politics is. Inclusion in history, that's the value.

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local politics

Information Overload

An Over-Abundance of Information in the Information Age
Posted on Apr 4, 2010 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

An essay on the trends on the Internet that cause an explosion of information that is often antithetical to the ideals of democracy and progress. This essay cautions parents, teachers and community leaders to be wary of every emerging media outlet.

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internet, society, media, information, data, knowledge
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