Howdy!

I’m Ashur Cabrera.

I love to build command-line tools and sort-of-bots, make dumb jokes, and doodle things a few pixels at a time. I work for Panic Inc. in Portland, Oregon.

You can find me on Mastodon, , and GitHub.

Art-ish

the Collective Noun Collective

Imagine that a linguistic cabal with a penchant for puns oversees the naming of things taken as a whole, and publishes their pronouncements in a semi-annual zine…

Spring 2018

 

Pixelope

Bite-sized sketches delivered irregularly.

Available on Mastodon and Instagram.

Bots

Okay, Campers

Available every morning on Twitter, like clockwork.

 

Tiny Skylines

Pixelated cityscapes to brighten your timeline.

Available on Mastodon and Twitter.

 

selfportrait.exe

A bot that uses its own Git history to paint chunky-pixel portraits.

Available on Mastodon and Twitter.

 

Matt Lieber Is Bot

A bot based on the end credits of a podcast about the internet.

Retired, archived on Twitter.

Command-Line Tools

Fig

Manually switching between application profiles on macOS is a pain. Fig makes creating, managing, and deploying them a breeze.

Available through Homebrew.

 

Pug

Quickly update local Git projects and their dependencies with a single command using Pug.

(Unrelated to the templating project formerly known as Jade.)

Available through Homebrew.