About me


I'm Ben Bassett, hailing from Tolland, Connecticut. I'm currently pursuing my further education, but am often taking on new projects to hone my skills. I enjoy finding definitively elegant solutions to complex problems, then incorporating them into simple, beautiful and intuitive designs.

I don't know everything. Who does? Nevertheless, I'm passionate about and invested in the projects I pursure, and am always willing to learn a new skill or tackle an unfamiliar challenge.

What I'm Up To

  • Education
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    Undergraduate physics & computer science student at Hillsdale College

  • Development

    Freelance software developer contributing to open-source

  • Music
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    Pianist with 10+ years of experience and recently budding guitarist

  • Reading

    Voracious bibliophile, reviewing literature over on Goodreads


  • Christian Dancy

    Christian Dancy

    When it comes to Benjamin Bassett you will find very few students with the skillset, understanding, passion, and most importantly work ethic that he has toward learning. Ben has a desire to know God's creation in as many ways as possible and works diligently studying to learn as much as possible about the world we live in and its many aspects.

My Work



  1. Hillsdale College

    2023 — Present

    Currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Hillsdale College studying physics and computer science.

  2. Classical Conversations

    2011 — 2023

    Homeschooled via the Classical Conversations curriculum from kindergarten through the end of high school.


  1. Intern


    Summer internship at The Blake Center for Faith and Freedom involving groundskeeping, audio/visual management, equipment repair, and event coordination.

  2. Media Coordinator

    2021 — 2023

    Media Coordinator for the Presbyterian Church of Coventry. Responsibilities including website management, designing automation piplines, and A/V equiment supervision/upgrading.

  3. Open-Source Development

    2020 — Present

    Contributes to open-source software, develops applications for personal use, and designed, built, and maintains enterprise-grade homelab + network that hosts over 90 services.


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