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Getting Firefox Nightly to stick to Ubuntu's Unity Dock

I installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 this week and decided to try out Unity, the default window manager. After I installed Nightly I assumed it would be simple to get the icon to stay in the dock, but Unity seemed confused about Nightly vs the built-in Firefox (I assume because the executables have the same name).

Signing your commits on GitHub with a GPG key

Every time Chuck Harmston commits to GitHub he has that fancy [verified] tag next to his name and I’m super jealous.

It's time to upgrade from Test Pilot to Test Pilot

Were you one of the brave pioneers who participated in the original Test Pilot program? You deserve a hearty thanks!

Test Pilot launches today!

Replace emojis with :aliases: on IRC

I work with some cool cats who are on the cutting edge of hip new technologies like emojis. OS X shows the emojis correctly but if I’m using IRC over SSH from Linux all I see are missing characters: