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Benjie Gillam AKA Benjie

An entrepreneur, and co-founder of web/mobile app consultancy BrainBakery Ltd. Father of two and husband of Jem Gillam. YCombinator alumni (Winter 2011) and graduate of Southampton University (First, BSc Maths with Physics).

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  • So Make It - this and SoutHACKton receive most of my spare time
  • 433MHz - I plan to make a device to cheaply allow you to control 433MHz devices throughout your home.
  • Home automation - building the software to control my house
  • Tivo remote - just need the password for the client side SSL certificate, but GDB keeps crashing
  • 4WD Robot - have a Lipo battery for it, but not the cables I need.
  • MSP430 - figure out where these are useful - the 3v3 dependence is annoying

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  • Programming - most of my life has been spent doing this...
  • Maths - degree
  • Network/protocols - have been dabbling with these since shortly after I started programming
  • System administration - have ran various large services online, have learned a lot from this the hard way!
  • Business - I run a few...
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