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I'm Ben 👋

I'm a full-stack/backend engineer born and raised in San Francisco. I was an early employee at Twitch and I've worked on everything from social networks to authentication-as-a-service. I live in Seattle with my spouse @gwander.

🧰 | 📧 Email | 📄 CV |


See more details about my work at these companies on my website,

Side projects


You can view the talks I've done at @glacials/talks.


  1. whatsinstandard whatsinstandard Public

    a Magic: The Gathering format reference

    TypeScript 128 34

  2. splits-io splits-io Public

    a speedrunning data store and analysis engine

    Ruby 128 24

  3. friendly_uuid friendly_uuid Public

    Short, stateless URL slugs for UUID-based Rails models

    Ruby 48 3

  4. Public

    my portfolio and personal website

    HTML 5 1