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Benjamin Oakes

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Hi, I'm Ben Oakes and this is my geek blog. Currently, I'm a Ruby/JavaScript Developer at Liaison. Previously, I was a Developer at Continuity and Hedgeye, a Research Assistant in the Early Social Cognition Lab at Yale University and a student at the University of Iowa. I also organize TechCorridor.io, ICRuby, OpenHack Iowa City, and previously organized NewHaven.rb. I have an amazing wife named Danielle Oakes.

Wood waste alcohol converted to jet fuel, used in Alaska Airlines test flight

by Ben

Airlines are slowly experimenting with alternative fuel mixtures to reduce greenhouse gases.

Source: Wood waste alcohol converted to jet fuel, used in Alaska Airlines test flight | Ars Technica