Clinton Dreisbach

Cool dad, programmer, game designer.


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Hi - I'm Clinton, and I'm a software developer in Durham, NC. I'm interested in data science and teaching others to program. I've worked with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, The Iron Yard, and RTI International, among others. My big passions are my kids, Python and Lisp, and making the world of programming a more welcoming and diverse place.

Latest blog posts

A Guide to Docker 2016-04-05

I'm using Docker on my latest project at work. When I wrote up a guide to using it for my co-workers, they asked if I'd make it public. Here it is, made general. Docker is a tool to coordinate the different parts of an application. It allows us to run ...

Simple Ansible Makefile 2016-02-28

I love using Ansible for deploying projects these days, but I don't like typing the same long command over and over. It's usually something like this: ansible-playbook -i hosts --vault-password-file=.vault-password.txt site.yml It's simple to create a ...

Year in Review 2015 2015-12-30

Every year seems bigger than the one before, but 2015 felt stuffed -- in a good way. Family My two sons turned 4 and 1 this November. I'd already forgotten what it was like to have an infant and then a baby. It is amazing and tiring and weird. Two ...

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