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Ben Babcock

19 Articles in 2015

  1. October

    1. On being skeptical, politely
    2. When we tolerate intolerance, people die
  2. September

    1. Lessons learned from knitting a blanket
    2. An open response to the Snapfish account deletion email
    3. These are the moments that mean something
  3. August

    1. A knitting update
    2. My weekend failing to upgrade to Windows 10
  4. July

    1. That time I made a music video
    2. I wish it were #NotMyCanada, but it is, so let's talk
  5. June

    1. Report cards are not the problem here
    2. Trends I'm sensitive to in current science fiction
  6. April

    1. An open response to “Teachers have no right threatening education”
    2. On binge-watching
    3. Fighting CryptoWall on Windows XP: caltrops, scorched earth, and triage
  7. March

    1. Modelling epidemics to learn about probability
  8. February

    1. You should watch Haphead
    2. Haters gonna hate: we need Ontario's new sex ed curriculum
    3. The problem with teaching STEM
  9. January

    1. Just K1, P1 for 1115 days

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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