David's Web Archive

Here are my old web sites, preserved for posterity.

The World S*cks

My very first web site, which I made with Michael Lomboy in Mr. Sloan’s computer graphics class. Originally at http://members.tripod.com/mikendave/.


The site for my Doom-like raytracer for the TI-83 graphing calculator, which you can download. Originally at http://members.tripod.com/mikendave/doom/.

171 Recon

A site I made with Andy Horn for my dear old Boy Scout patrol. Originally at http://171recon.freeservers.com/.

David Fifield's Eagle Project

The site for my Eagle project. Originally at http://171recon.freeservers.com/eagle/.

David Fifield in 2000

The site for my unsuccessful 2000 presidential campaign. Originally at http://members.tripod.com/dcf-2000/.

The vote page won't let you vote, rather it will show you the script that used to let you vote. I have preserved the old vote.dat so you can see what the results were as of February 2000.

Troop 171

I created, served, and maintained this site for my Boy Scout troop for a few years. It was originally at www.bsatroop171.org, where the troop now has a new site I am not involved with. Practically its only purpose was to archive the newsletter, which I also wrote. I used to go to a lot of trouble keeping the main page updated with notice of the most recent newsletter, and keeping both PDF and HTML copies of it. The HTML versions are still there, just unlinked.

Menlo Vérité

After moving to Menlo Park, I started a web site to catalog street art, which is rare there. The site was called Menlo Vérité, at http://menloverite.com/, and its masthead was

This is a collection of street art, vandalism, accidental and intentional beauty in the region of Palo Alto, Stanford, and Menlo Park in California. It is directly inspired by Unseen Denver.

Contribute a photo: bring life to this staid town. Everything is in the public domain. This web site will end two years after it began.

To “end two years after it began” was the purpose from the start. For two years, I managed to upload nearly five photos a week, among them some of the best I'd ever taken. Almost no one knew about the site and I kept no web server logs. On April 10, 2013, I permanently deleted the site and all its photos with no backups. It was a rehearsal for death.

I saved only a reminder of what the page looked like and what was the first photo I posted.

The Ruby/Sinatra source code for the site, called zzz:

git clone http://bamsoftware.com/git/zzz.git
It has some good stuff, like a privilege-separated image resizing daemon.

Berkeley EECS web space

Copy of my web space from https://people.eecs.berkeley.edu/~fifield/, in case that ever stops working.