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Ben Babcock

15 Articles in 2017

  1. December

    1. This year I learned: friendship is a verb
  2. October

    1. Star Trek: Discovery is #NotMyStarTrek
  3. September

    1. Star Trek: Discovery's premiere was its Kobayashi Maru
  4. August

    1. Racist op-eds need to stop, kthxbai
  5. June

    1. One key fewer
    2. Code fatigue and an amateur dilemma
    3. I bought a house
  6. May

    1. Travelling is not my favourite thing
  7. February

    1. We are not Sheldon Cooper
    2. Let's stop policing the language of sex and romance
    3. The value of looking beyond romance
  8. January

    1. Some thoughts on Hidden Figures, the movie
    2. Reading goals for 2017
    3. Best Books of 2016
    4. What are your blindspots?

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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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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