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hello, i'm ben harris

i'm a software developer

i write code and do stuff on the internet

about me

i grew up in the upper peninsula of michigan, received a bachelor's in computer science from northern michigan university, and now work professionally as a software developer in traverse city, michigan.

i like building software and community through code and sysadmin tools. my current day job involves writing c# for desktop applications. my primary hobby project is, a non-commercial public access unix system focused on teaching, learning, and building community.

some fun facts about me:

  • i'm left handed
  • i love to travel and have lived in ecuador and switzerland
  • i tend to avoid uppercase letters if i can help it


besides, i'm also involved in several other projects, including:


feel free to get in touch via any of the links at the top, or preferably, drop me a line on irc (if i'm not around, i'll see it soon™). i'm benharri on freenode and ben on