Adam Fields (weblog)

This blog is largely deprecated, but is being preserved here for historical interest. Check out my index page at for more up to date info. My main trade is technology strategy, process/project management, and performance optimization consulting, with a focus on enterprise and open source CMS and related technologies. More information. I write periodic long pieces here, shorter stuff goes on twitter or


New HIV vaccine shows promise in isolated trial

Filed under: — adam @ 7:37 pm

"After getting three under-the-skin injections of the tailor-made vaccine, the amount of HIV in the patients’ blood (called the viral load) dropped by 80%. After a year, eight of the 18 patients still had a 90% drop in HIV levels. All patients’ T-cell counts stopped dropping."

Ubuntu desktop linux

Filed under: — adam @ 4:34 pm

I’ve recently installed a machine with ubuntu linux, and I must say, I’m pretty impressed with the desktop setup they’ve come up with.

Black Box Voting stealthily serves Teresa LaPore

Filed under: — adam @ 11:33 am

For failure to produce public records relating to the election in Florida.

‘The elections officials erupted into deafening shouts, boos, gavel-pounding, and then Wynne stepped up smack dab in front of the crowd, took a sturdy stance and panned the crowd with her video camera.

"This is what democracy looks like," she said, as the officials scowled and shouted for the sergeant at arms.’

Flash based virtual sketch artist

Filed under: — adam @ 11:19 am


Canadian Charges against Bush

Filed under: — adam @ 11:00 am

While it was a hoax that he’d been arrested upon entering Canada, apparently a group of Canadian lawyers has filed charges against him for, you know, torture and stuff.

I haven’t seen any corroborating evidence though.

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