About

Hi I’m Ben.

Photo

This is one of my heros, Dennis Ritchie.

I’m a…

Code junkie. Linux devotee. Vim jock. Cherry Blue fan.

// 
// Dear maintainer:
// 
// Once you are done trying to 'optimise' this routine,
// and have realized what a terrible mistake that was,
// please increment the following counter as a warning
// to the next guy:
// 
// total_hours_wasted_here = 16
//

My first computer sported a physical turbo switch.

DX2

I recall it was most useful for epic commander keen sessions.

Keen

I support the Free Software Foundation.

[FSF Associate Member]

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