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Find the Last inserted Auto increment ID in MYSQL with ASP
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

It’s taken me ages to find out how to do this (what turns out to be a) relatively simple operation. Here’s the problem. Table 1 has a user_id which is auto incremented by MYSQL. Table 2 has an auto incremented login_id but also requires the user_id. Here’s how we get one ID from one table […] … Read Article »

Computer & Software Tips

Recover "permanently" deleted items in Outlook
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

I had a bit of a blonde moment earlier on today and decided that in order to get into a GTD frame of mind I should clear out my inbox… and deleted items. Great, then I realised I’d deleted two important emails with attachments I needed but hadn’t saved – muppet! So, “Restore deleted items […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

More Moleskine hacks
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

As an addition to my previous article on Moleskine hacks, the Instructables website has 3 useful little hacks for improving your Moleskine notebook, I quite like the pencil sharpener – nifty! … Read Article »

Productivity News

Quit Smoking or you're fired
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Article Found at MenaFN.Com via Simply Fired: BERLIN, Dec. 3 (UPI) — A German man is fighting his employers’ decision to fire him for violating a voluntary no-smoking policy that rewarded him for giving up cigarettes. Sandro Beier was terminated by Laserline after a private detective the company hired caught him smoking in his backyard, […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Featured Wallpaper - Organising Desktop
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Do you still keep all your files on your desktop? If so, naughty you! But here's some wallpaper to help you manage the files you have … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Do You Squidoo?
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Squidoo have launched a website which allows users to populate “Lenses” with content of their choice. I’ve started my own Lens up called “Be Productive”. Squidoo aims to provide both themselves and Lens Owners with profit via Google’s Adsense program (personally I think they should have gone for another Ad program due to the apparent “Ad-Blindness” it’s […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Sony in hot water again
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Sony’s “other” DRM software can leave your computer open to attack reports the BBC: The statement warned that anyone putting a music CD bearing the MediaMax software in their PC introduced a vulnerability that malicious hackers could hijack to win control of a machine. Users were vulnerable to this loophole even if they did not […] … Read Article »

Google

Google Analytics
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

I’ve just installed Google Analytics on the site. It’ll be interesting to see how if differs from the other stats programs I use. No data as yet as it takes 12 hours to pick up anything. I’ll let you know if it’s worth it or not…. … Read Article »

Productivity News

Apologies…
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Sorry to anyone inconvienced with the blog being up and down today, I’ve been messing around with the back-end database, admin and the adverts. I’ll stop fiddling for a while now! … Read Article »

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Microsoft warns of latest flaws
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

The BBC has posted an article about 3 new critical flaws in Windows (quelle surprise): Microsoft warned Windows users of three critical flaws in its software and urged them to install patches. The security holes affect the way Windows handles certain graphic files. If left unplugged, they could allow hackers and virus writers to take […] … Read Article »