Benjamin Sago / ogham / cairnrefinery / etc…

Hi, I’m Ben

I’m a developer living in the UK.

Recent posts

Optional Type Misconceptions

Refuting a couple of arguments against using Optional types over null when programming.

I Miss Balloon Help

Thoughts on an old OS feature from 25 years ago.

Waltzing with Wireshark

Some of my Wireshark customisations.

That Annoying Shade of Blue

Why one of the standard xterm colours is so hard to see.

Lessons learned when my SSD died

Everything that went wrong this one time I had to restore from a backup.

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