echo "hey i'm xero"

a 41 year old coder living in pittsburgh, pa {ab,}using his unix skills as the director of security. dedicated to releasing open source code and giving away my fonts for free. the kind of unix greybeard you'd call a "ricer" and has his dotfiles under version control. long hair, beard, black/grey clothes, vans shoes, piercings, and tattoos. i'm married to the love on my life nina, two wonderful children, and a frisky bichon puppy named harley. and if you haven't noticed yet, i don't care for capitalization.

i <3 code, unix, edc, fonts, retrogaming, comics, and h4x.

i code/script in some languages:

posix/bash, lua, php, javascript/json, c, c++, c#, java, python, actionscipt, html/xml, css/sass/stylus, lsl, tcl, m, vimscript, etc

i'm also familiar with some database platforms:

mysql/maria, postgresql, couchdb, sqlite, ms sql, oracle, db2, access

warez i can't live without:

the unix shell / zsh, tmux, neovim, git, comicrack, rutorrent

favorite authors + books

william gibson { neuromancer, count zero, virtual light, mona lisa overdrive, idoru }
george orwell { 1984, animal farm, keep the aspidistra flying }
stan lee, jim lee, alan moore, and frank miller should be on this list too, but they're books are next...

comics i suggest you read

age of apocalypse, black science, cable, chew, deadpool, generation x, ghost in the shell, ghost rider 2099, judge dredd, the manhattan projects, the maxx, saga, sin city, think tank, v for vendetta, watchmen, weapon x, wizzywig, wolverine, x-factor, x-force, x-men (amazing, uncanny, all new, first class, ultimate, forever, noir... ANY/ALL OF THEM!)

music to rawk out

saint pepsi, nighttempo, macross 82-99, desired, tanuki, armcannon, arottenbit, bit shifter, the black dahlia murder, black flag, black wizard, brimstone coven, covox, the circle jerks, converge, curlupanddie, darkthrone, the daughters, death, the dillinger escape plan, dispyz, fullofhell, galaktikon, iron maiden, leviathan, the locust, metal metroid, the minibosses, nullsleep, phlogiston, rolo tomassi, rza as bobby digital, trash80, wolves in the throne room, wormrot, wu-tang, ytcracker, ohm, mhz, the wyrding module, x|k


i do ascii/ansi art as x0 a member of blocktronics, impure, and A.M.i.S.H (ansi masters in straw hats)

contact me

i sign my stuff w/ 15A4 B803 F8EF F47E 7A21 5049 0DA7 AB45 AC1D 0000

curl | gpg --import
or find me on keybase

i do social stuff around the web:

github youtube insta twitter facebook tumblr stackoverflow reddit mastodon / bluesky

friends + inspirational sites

yuu / thugcrowd /
neeasade / no rice no life
lord nikon
venam / nixers
donovan hubbard
matt burdine
ricardo cabello / mr.doob
jerome birembaut / seraf
diego garcia / radstronomical
justin windle / soulwire

totally random note... there are over 100 commas on this page. ++lol