Last Updated by Ryan Himmelwright on Mon, Oct 5, 2020.

I am a Sr. Quality Engineer at Red Hat, living and working in Durham, NC. Previously, I worked at 2Is-Inc as a Back-end Software Developer, creating applications and build systems (mostly in Allegro Common Lisp). Before that, I was a student at Lafayette College, where I majored in Neuroscience and minored in Computer Science.

Outside of work, I am an enthusiastic Linux user that loves learning about computers, programming languages (especially functional ones), and open source technologies. I am particularly interested in containers, immutable infrastructure, and automation.

I am a self-taught learner and continue to study computer science and IT topics by working on personal projects, taking courses, and maintaining my homelab. This website exists to help document the projects I work on, and what I’ve learned.

Beyond technology, I love music, writing, the outdoors, and swimming (I competitively swam from the age of 8, through college). I am married to Rebecca, a fourth-year Anaesthesia resident at Duke. We have been together for over 14 years and were married on September 17th, 2016 (the day before our 10th anniversary).

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