Hi, I'm Aires!

On the Internet, nobody knows you're a lion.

I'm a creative writer working mainly in fantasy fiction. I work in the software industry as a professional B2B marketer, and I occassionally hack away at C++, Java, and Node.js apps. I also know my way around a Linux terminal (I use NixOS, btw). When I'm not hunched over a keyboard staring at VSCodium or Obsidian, I'm mixing music, biking, or journaling.

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Screenshot from Second Life of Aires, an anthropomorphic lion, waving at the screen.

Recent Posts

Occasionally I write about stuff.

Snowflakes resting on a car's rear windshield.
How to downgrade a core NixOS package using overlays
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How to use overlays to downgrade a core package in NixOS.

A computer-generated image of a laser light shining through a disco ball, which is floating above an open hard drive.
Managing your NixOS filesystem (without Disko)
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How I wrote my own NixOS module for declarative disk encryption using LUKS, BTRFS subvolumes, and swap files.

A digital drawing of a male anthro lion with green eyes, dark brown fur, and a mane that fades from light brown to dark brown. He's got his arms casually folded and is grinning at the viewer.
Aires Ref Sheet by Claire Commissions
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A reference sheet of Aires, done by Claire Commissions.

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