Ben's page - a brief online CV to give you some ideas of what I've done and how I think etc.

Education:
Stanford-in-the-Vale Village School (Pam Ayres also went there but a little before me!) - Main memories are Big Track, Elizabeth Gold, 8mm film showings, and hearing difficulties.
St.Hughes - School Plays & Computer club
Cothill - Computer club, Satelite Reception from NOAA etc.
Millfield - School Paper, Selling computers and upgrades to the school etc.
Liverpool University - Computing and Business, walking into the wrong lectures sometimes, most valuable lessons - eg Streaming Media - look at what will be possible not what is possible now, meeting Nicola :-)

Where I've Worked:
Hatford Computer Consultancy
Clearwater Products
Mitsubushi Motors UK
Northern Territories University
RM PLC - Helpdesk and IFL helpdesk. VB Apps for Internet Performance Testing.
The Home Insurance Company (NY)
Reuters (training in Zurich)
M&G
Scudder Investment Management UK (formerly Zurich Investment Management UK)
Onega Ltd

Computers I've owned:

Sinclair Research ZX81
Acorn Electron
Amstrad PPC1640 (built in modem)
Psion II Model XP - OPL and Morse Tutor for A-Level Computing
386SX-25 PC (home built)
HM Minstrel CP/M Multi-Computer
Psion II Model LZ64
Cyrix 486DLC-40 Home built PC
Toshiba 8086 based laptop (traveled the world with this)
RM Laptop (in colour!)
RM M-Series 386 Computer
Amstrad MC100 Notepad Computer
Psion Series 5
Pentium 133 based PC
Psion Series 5 MX
Sony Laptop
Psion Series 7 (briefly)
Next Cube
Raspberry Pi
Fujitsu Desktop PC - Core 2 Duo
Fujitsu Amilo laptop
i7-760 (1st Gen I7 PC)
Fujitsu laptop
Fujitsu S760 i7 Laptop
Fujitsu HD i7 laptop with touchscreen)
Raspberry Pi
Current: i7 Skylake
 

Cars I've owned:

Familly background of Saabs, Mitsubushi's, and BMWs (many of each!)

MG Midget - 1.3L (1300CC) - Orange Two Door - great fun.
Morris Marina - 1.7L
Nissan Micro (D-Reg) - 1L
FSO-125 (Polish Built Fiat 125)
Lotus Europa - 1.6L
Smart Car - 599cc
Fiat Coupe - 2L Turbo
Saab 9-3 Estate - 1.9 TD

Desert Island Discs:

Pink Floyd - Wish you were here
Purple People Eater
Mary Black - Babes in the Wood
Talking Heads - True Stories
Leonard Cohen Live Songs


Foresight - Things I asked:

Why can't you have an regenerative / electric car?
Drones common place
White LEDs
Ecommerce (on a ferry).
... the moral of this... teachers should encourage and don't take no for an answer.

Things we ask now:

Why is there not a single global government?