Photos taken in the wrong timezone – fixing them en masse / in bulk

Been travelling with your sans-GPS/WiFi digital camera? Went across a timezone boundary or haven’t used your camera since you were in a different timezone? Bugger. Now all your photos will be out of line with your pok√©dex, since that changed along with the cellular network.
It’s ok! Luckily, ExifTool by Phil Harvey is here to save you!

PowerShell to install Microsoft Update Packages sequentially

PowerShell to install Microsoft Update Packages sequentially

This is a Quick Publish article; this means it probably doesn’t make much sense, but at least gets what I want to share out there Due to Microsoft’s staggered approach to rolling out the Windows 8.1 Update globally via Windows Update, I got impatient waiting for it to arrive on my home PC after having […]

SharePoint 2013 Workflows

Steps Web platform installer: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=252092 as per http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/jj193525 on APP1 Ran script on app1 # To be run in Workflow Manager PowerShell console that has both Workflow Manager and Service Bus installed. # Create new SB Farm $SBCertificateAutoGenerationKey = ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText -Force -String ‘workflow farm password’ -Verbose;New-SBFarm -SBFarmDBConnectionString ‘Data Source=sp13db;Initial Catalog=PROD_Workflow_SbManagement;Integrated Security=True;Encrypt=False’ -InternalPortRangeStart 9000 -TcpPort […]

Windows Phone 8 first-impressions from a long time hard-core Android user

Notifications – I miss the notification bar/fly-down, having to go back to the home screen just to see what notifications I have feels very clunky. Accounts – not very integrated. I’ve had to sign into my one Microsoft account (an Office 365 account) 3 times: At phone boot, for Outlook and again for SharePoint/Office hub. […]

New Zealanders = passive

Why are New Zealanders so passive? I very much agree with this sentiment after travelling around with several other cultures and nationalities. We really just don’t give a shit for the sake of keeping the commotion down.