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


Blogging from a datacenter in New Orleans

Filed under: — adam @ 4:48 pm

I heard mention of this yesterday, but didn’t see a link.

Here’s a link. He’s in an office building on the 27th floor, in the datacenter with generators and food and stuff. There’s also a live video feed out the window.

Amazon has a red cross donation page up again

Filed under: — adam @ 3:59 pm

Even more on looting/finding

Filed under: — adam @ 3:22 pm

Design your own lego bricks

Filed under: — adam @ 10:29 am


“LEGO is starting a new program called LEGO Factory where you can download a desktop application that allows you to create a custom brick design. You can take the designs you create using the LEGO Digital Designer software, upload them to the LEGO website, and actually order a kit of LEGO bricks that will make the design you spec’d out.”

Self-healing Mice

Filed under: — adam @ 10:26 am

“We have experimented with amputating or damaging several different organs, such as the heart, toes, tail and ears, and just watched them regrow,” she said.

Via my friend jdb:,5744,16417002%255E30417,00.html

Blistering observation of the non-science of Intelligent Design

Filed under: — adam @ 10:06 am

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