MySQL Workbench Error Code 7

Overview On Windows, I was getting the following error trying to take a database dump to file: mysqldump: [ERROR] unknown variable ‘delayed-insert=FALSE’ Operation failed with exitcode 7 At the time I was using Workbench 6.3.5. Temporary Fix Edit the file … Continue reading



Pebble Time Steel Mini Review

Overview For those who don’t know the Pebble Time was the second generation E-Ink display smart watch. The Kick Starter Campaign started first half of 2015. It was the first smart watch that had more than a days worth of … Continue reading



Document Organisation Part 2 – Management

Overview Similar to my photo organisation post I have also looked into doing something similar for documents. The goal is become paperless or at least less reliant on paper documentation. When I embarked on this workflow optimisation I wanted to … Continue reading



Document Organisation Part 1 – Physical To Virtual Documents

Overview This is the first post of a series where I describe the electronic documentation management system I use. It’s a system that works fairly well for me and I hope it can pass on this information and even better … Continue reading



Make Windows Update Time More Often

Overview Microsoft Windows doesn’t update the clock enough times in the day and when you have a motherboard with a dodgy clock it doesn’t help when the time drifts. Thankfully the time synchronization can be controlled using the Task Scheduler … Continue reading



Windows 8 Sticky Edges

Similar to Ubuntu Microsoft has decided to add a bit of resistance on the edges of a multi-monitor display setup. This allows the system to popup a menu (like the charm bar) before allowing your cursor to move to the … Continue reading



DSLR Photo Management On The Go

Overview Keeping a large stack of photos on a memory card is always a scary thing in case the memory card goes back. People have created a workaround but using more (and usually smaller) cards to mitigate against the risk. … Continue reading



Living With Hive (Home)

Overview Hive is a British Gas creation which allows remote control of your home water and heating control by replacing your thermostat and timer controls. It’s a step into home automation which we have had for over a year and … Continue reading