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


ARPS (Advanced Ring Possession Syndrome)

Filed under: — adam @ 5:17 pm

“Thirty students at University College London were asked to explain the odd behaviour the character displayed in the films based on the J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy.

The students noted his solitary habits, spiteful behaviour, odd interests, difficulty in forming friendships, emotional changeability, nervousness and paranoia.”

( Update: Here’s the BMJ article: )

First-hand account of Ohio election tampering

Filed under: — adam @ 12:19 pm

This seems not good at all.

Blogging the Barlow trial

Filed under: — adam @ 12:13 pm

‘On Wednesday I went to Superior Court for the hearing on John Perry’s motion to suppress. The defense claimed that the search at the airport in 2003 was not “reasonable” and therefore that evidence obtained from it should not be admitted. The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo, is accustomed to dealing with cases that arose at the San Francisco Airport, but it’s not particularly used to constitutional
challenges to aviation screening procedures, nor to having multiple camera crews turn out for a single pre-trial evidentiary hearing in a misdemeanor drug possession case.’


Filed under: — adam @ 9:42 am is:

“A group of independent mathematicians, statisticians and computer professionals has formed a new, volunteer scientific research project to objectively investigate the accuracy of elections in America. ”

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