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Ben Babcock

28 Articles in 2010

  1. December

    1. Swype: The compromise between QWERTY familiarity and touchscreen elegance
    2. Your holiday relaxation program commences in 3, 2, 1...
    3. I have an Android phone!
  2. November

    1. Spontaneous snowfall, spontaneous snowballs
  3. October

    1. Somehow I continue to acquire books
    2. Belated birthday post
  4. September

    1. Summer endings, September beginnings
  5. July

    1. The census controversy: a travesty of Galilean proportion
    2. On romance and genre in literary criticism
    3. CUMC 2010, Days 3 and 4
    4. CUMC 2010, Day 2
    5. CUMC 2010, Day 1
    6. Combinatorics and Optimization, Day 2
    7. Combinatorics and Optimization, Day 1
    8. No sugar tonight
  6. June

    1. Music must change
    2. Why I hate Facebook's news feed
    3. Guitar and pen
  7. May

    1. You ain't seen nothing yet
    2. Start me up
    3. Thanks to the Hugos, I have not totally abandoned democracy
    4. Game Over: Would you like to play again? How Conservatives and copyright broke my spirit
  8. April

    1. Old and busted/New hotness
    2. Boldly going forward, because we can't find reverse
  9. March

    1. Why the Vinyl Cafe is very Canadian
  10. February

    1. Summer scoop: I have an NSERC grant!
    2. Battle scars
  11. January

    1. Top 10 best and worst books I read in 2009

About Me

I’m a 27-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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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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