Benjamin Mantle

Benjamin Mantle

Application Developer
How I drive performance: I build and improve features with performance and coding standards always in focus.
Something you don't know about me: I play and teach Go - a 3-5 thousand-year-old strategy game deeply analogous with life, business etc.
Words to live by: The journey is the reward.
Favorite food: Sushi, especially sashimi
When I’m not working: I'm probably playing a game on my phone or Switch, coding, or edumucating myself on Youtube.
Tea or coffee? True. Oh, wait...you're actually asking this? Coffee.
Website I can’t live without: Youtube
If I had a superpower: return "turning ideas into reality. #devlife"
Social media platform of choice: YouTube
Top childhood movie: The Land Before Time
Karaoke favorite: JPop, lots of JPop
Hidden talent: Impressively poor at trivia, unless the topic actually matters, ie. Pokemon
Sports team of choice: I don't watch the sportsball.
If I owned a shop, I would sell: Happiness. Or software.
Top three dinner guests: No Gokus, Sheldons or normies. So that leaves... Tyrion, Gandalf and Squirtle.
I’m watching: Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, and Chef Ramsay hilarity on Youtube
I’m reading: Exciting, edge-of-your-seat stuff! Mostly documentation and code samples.
Work BFF: Sign up here:
App I can’t live without: TransparenSEE
What’s your wallpaper? Anime King Arthur—only gender-bent, corrupted by evil, and Santa-fied. On a motorcycle.
Last ad I loved: NullReferenceException
Pirates or ninjas? Ninjas (kunoichi are where it's at)
I'm no Jamie Oliver, but I can whip up a delicious: Exception Details: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Timeout expired.
Star Wars or Star Trek? I'll stick with Pokemans. Okay fine, Star Wars or Star Wars? True
Dream vacation destination: Japan, followed by Japan.
In the movie of my life, I would be played by: Lando Calrissian.
Title of my as-yet-unwritten autobiography: 'Coding for Dummes'. No wait, how about 'Beneath the Crust'? You know what, actually I'm good...
My morning routine: zZzZz
First purchase after winning the lottery: Invest.
Go-to ice cream flavor: Cookies n' Cream
Favorite superhero: Great Saiyaman
My spirit animal: Otter
Brand I admire: undefined
Where’s Waldo? Off finding himself.
If I was trending, my hashtag would be: #apocolypse, or #badbabynames
It’s Friday, I’m… Escaping into some games or face-planted onto hopefully my bed.
Top of my bucket list: I'm not into buckets.
If I were a meme: This would not be hypothetical.