I’m Benjamin Olson,
a web developer
in Montana.

about me

I work with organizations to build their web presence in a way that is easy to maintain. I’m always learning something new, and the blog posts below contain some of my recent finds.

The First Software I Install

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The trusty MacBook Pro laptop was getting a little cluttered, so this week I decided to erase everything and start over. I have complete faith in my backup scheme, so without thinking too hard about it, I erased everything.


What follows is a log of all the software that was reinstalled within the first two days of erasing my computer. This list represents my favorite software for everyday work.