Kitsune Software

I'm a guy called Ben, I used to trade as Kitsune Software and I used to be based in the UK. For multiple political reasons (Brexit is one of them) I've moved out of the UK and am now working under contract in Berlin.

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I've been coding in one form or another since I was 5 years old (the family had a Commodore 64; I transcribed programs from the instruction manual while learning to read), going from old-fashioned BASIC in the command-line days to C and REALbasic in the Mac-Classic era, then onwards to Java, Objective-C, Python, JavaScript and Swift in the modern age.

I've spent most of 2018 being a full-time carer for a parent with Alzheimer's, and I'm currently learning German, Esperanto, & Greek, writing a novel (the first draft came to around 119,000 words and the second draft (16% complete) is currently 135,000 words), and working through various online courses including Python, c++, and Swift courses.

My interests include artificial intelligence, life-long learning, and trying things which other people claim to be impossible.

  — Ben

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