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Ben Babcock

1 Article in August 2009

  1. Avatars, zombies, and nephews, oh my!

    More Reasons to Love the Guild

    I've already preached my love for The Guild, a webseries by talented comedians and actors, including Felicia Day. Well, even as they work on a third season, they've released a fantastic music video:

    Who Said Math Can't Be Fun?

    Well you were wrong, whoever you were. Mathematicians from Carleton University and the University of Ottawa modelled different responses to a zombie apocalypse and concluded that the best way to survive a short-term zombie apocalypse is to impulsively eradicate all zombies. Ladies and gentlemen, load your engines and start your shotguns.

    I'm an Uncle

    Baby Clark

    In July, my sister, Tara, gave birth to a very little boy named Clark! So I've got a nephew, which makes me an uncle, and that is sublime. I got to meet Clark today for the first time, which called for the typical point-and-shoot photos that wind up on Flickr somehow.((I blame the gnomes, if only because they haven't unionized yet like the orcs did.)) If I'm short on words about Clark, it's only because I don't really know him yet--he doesn't know himself yet, since he's only a month old and still new to the world.…

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About Me

I’m a 26-year-old math and English teacher back in Canada after two years teaching in England. In my free time, I read books! When I’m not reading, I’m writing, coding, or knitting.

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About this site

I started coding websites, in bad HTML on Geocities, in 2004 in a fit of whimsy. Since then I’ve learned PHP/MySQL, coded my own blog software, and rebuilt this site several times. With the exception of the blog, it’s currently running on the exquisite Symphony CMS. This website is hosted by HawkHost

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