Shawn Olson

I am a photojournalist and web developer from Columbus, Ohio, USA. I developed this website after spending a few years building my personal website. More of my work can be found at shawnolson.net and wallworm.com. I have a family and a dog and way too many interests to finish all my goals in my lifetime.My interests/expertise:PoetryJournalismCartooningWildlife PhotographyComputer ArtConcert PhotographyGame DesignPhilosophyEducationWeb DevelopmentEtc. I'm also a sports nut... basketball is just as important as art in my life.

What's on my mind...

Shawn Olson

Posted on Jun 19, 2012 | Last Updated Aug 16, 2012

Shawn Olson is a photojournalist and Web Developer from Columbus, Ohio.

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creative, artistic, inquisitive, competitive

Internet Explorer 6 problem with character sets

Posted on May 15, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

A recent update to Internet Explorer 6 created a bug where IE ignored character set encoding. ISO-8859-1 can crash form submissions and drop post input.

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internet explorer form submission bug, missing post data, charset, iso-8859, utf-8, browser bugs

Building Your Artistic Website

Posted on Apr 26, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

Many artists sell themselves short on the web by ignoring some simple and important design tips when building their web pages.

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artist websites, search engine optimization

Darwin's First Draft

Posted on Apr 13, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012
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Darwin penning the first draft of the Origin of Species... with a title that was suprisingly edited before it hit the presses.

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darwin cartoon, origin species, charles, evolution

Erwin Schrödinger

Posted on Apr 13, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012
Erwin Schrödinger Cartoon

A young Erwin Schrödinger tackles the age-old mystery of the refrigerator light.

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Erwin Schrödinger cartoon, Schrödinger cat thought experiment

Historic Figures

Posted on Apr 10, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

Cartoons of famous figures and historical characters.

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General Web Development Overview

Posted on Apr 10, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

Tips and advice on preparing to build and then constructing a website.

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Seahorse Painting

Posted on Mar 29, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012
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Oil painting of a seahorse in the sea.

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seahorse oil painting, underwater art, wildlife

He Whom I Know

Posted on Mar 24, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

Poem on self degradation.

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poem, poetry, self doubt