Ben has been with the Institute since its founding in 2004. He works primarily on the Institute's publishing experiments: "IT IN place", "The Gates Memory Project", "Without Gods", "GAM3R 7H30RY", and forthcoming, "Discursions, II" and "The City is Here For You to Use". In addition to being a frequent contributor to the Institute's blog, "if:book", Ben has written on digital publishing and network culture for Publisher's Weekly and Library Journal. He received his B.A. in Theater Studies from Yale.