Hi! I’m Ben Borgers.

I’m a freshman at Tufts University studying computer science, and an intern at Glow (Luma) this summer.

I write a blog post every day, and technical blog posts too. You can also find me on twitter and github.

Lastly, I love getting emails from people: [email protected]!

Work:

  • Summer 2022 internship at Luma working on Glow, a Solana crypto wallet.
  • Website for Upham Design, a creative collective run by a family friend.
  • Wrote a bit of code that powered TV graphics via a Google Sheet for STU National Championships, a Brazilian skateboarding championship.
  • Freelance development in Vue for Buttondown, a web app for writing email newsletters, from summer 2021 - present.
  • Developed a course registration and management app in Laravel for Diyi, an online school based in the Boston area, in the summer of 2020.
  • Interned at IBM Security for two summers (2019 and 2020), working on a new security offering for enterprise.
  • Full-stack development using React and Node.js for Rep.ly in the summer of 2020.

Personal Projects:

  • Personal website for my dad.
  • Portal, an anniversary gift for my girlfriend.
  • tmrw, a calendar-based to-do list app for myself.
  • /swipes, a dashboard to help me use all of my ridiculously many meal swipes in freshman year spring.
  • opensheet is an open-source hosted Google Sheets API that receives about 15 million hits/month. I’ve also written a blog post on how to use it.
  • War Room is a social to-do list I built for my friends and I. You can read the blog post about how it works.
  • Bagel Institute is an app I built for my dad to use while teaching.
  • Vault is a password manager I built for myself. You can use it too!
  • Blocks was the schedule app I built for my high school, which was used by over 2,000 students and teachers. You can read more about the story.
  • Cornflakes was a simple and privacy-focused email newsletter tool. I wrote a blog post about it.
  • Potion is an open-source reverse-engineered API for Notion. I wrote a blog post about how to use it.
  • emojicdn is an API for getting PNG images of emojis.