Adam Rifkin: Contact Info


adam at xent dot com


9th of December, many moons ago, on Lawn Guyland, New Yawk




Aside from Gibberish and a few Computer Languages, the only dialect I speak fluently is English


Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Phi Omega, Omicron Delta Kappa, ACM, IEEE, Wiki, Dimensions High School Tutor Program, Graduate Review Board (Honor Council)

What's in a Name

Did you know "Adam" is the 69th most popular U.S. male name ?


  1. Reading FoRK
  2. Fixing My FAQ
  3. Computers
  4. Listening to Music - especially Green Day
  5. Quotations and Humor
  6. Reading Books
  7. Watching Movies
  8. Watching TV
  9. Surfing the Web

Names of Kitties

Senor Beavis (the stripey one) and Silent Bob (the fluffy one)

How Much I Bench

185 (okay, I'm weak, I admit it)


Standardized tests produce standardized minds -- but I will furnish upon request.


I currently have a BS and an MS in computer science from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, and an MS in computer science at Caltech; I am on leave of absence from working toward a PhD in computer science at Caltech; see my resume, full background, FAQ, or research, or PhD notes pages for more details.

Poorly Scanned Photo Album

  1. Photo, with wife Michelle Gardner, Dec 1993 (she was a PASSLQ at that point)
  2. Photo, of flat-mate Rob Harley, at Death Valley in 1993
  3. Photo, of me at Woodstock '94, August 1994, taken by my sister Jenny
  4. Photo, of me getting muddy at Woodstock '94 (time of my life!), taken by my sister jenny
  5. Photo, of me force feeding cereal to buddy Rumman Gaffur, August 1994
  6. Photo, of Rumman at the '94 World Cup
  7. Photo, of Michelle, Meredith, and me, December 1994
  8. Photo 1 and Photo 2, of our kitty Beavis, 1995
  9. Photo, of our kitty Bob, 1995
  10. Photo 1, Photo 2, and Photo 3, of Bob and Beavis together, 1995
  11. Photo 1 and Photo 2, of my advisor Mani, March 1995
  12. Photo, of my sister Jen, brother Bri, and me, December 1995
  13. Mardi Gras, Nawlins, February 1996
  14. Photo, of Duck, Michael, and me, February 1996
  15. Wedding pictures, September 1998
  16. Adam at Tim Byars' Cinco de Mayo party, May 1999

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