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


bloglines exposed (in a little way)

Filed under: — adam @ 11:00 pm

Occasionally, I find a bloglines feed that I’m subscribed to that has only two people subscribed. Whenever I find that, I immediately look at the related feeds. Since there’s only one other person that likes that feed, I assume that those must have come directly out of that person’s blog list. So I’ve just stumbled on a trove of hand-picked feeds I haven’t seen before posted by someone who was the only other person “out there” to enjoy something I enjoyed. These picks are absolutely fucking gold.

Mark – here’s a free one for you. You should be capturing this as it happens.

Wrapping pages in a Dreamweaver template

Filed under: — adam @ 12:49 pm

This is a one-liner to add a very simple Dreamweaver wrapping template to all html/php files in a directory and all child directories. You’ll need to add a template called “template.dwt” with one editable region called “Content”. After you do this, you can make changes to the template and all of the files will be updated with the template changes. Of course, it’s also a model for a general universal string replace.

A few thoughts on CPUs and concurrency

Filed under: — adam @ 12:27 pm

Kyle sent me this article on why concurrent programming is going to be the next big thing. It makes some interesting and valid points about how CPU speed gains have been trailing off.

A few random thoughts:

1) I mostly agree, but see point 3.


Using a car LCD TV as a monitor for your DSLR

Filed under: — adam @ 11:29 am

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