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Richard Byrom Consulting

Last year I left my permanent job and I am now going to be contracting as an Independent Oracle Applications Consultant and Solutions Architect.

How we register and retain information

I sat in on a workshop recently and one of the slides had some interesting points about how we use our senses to register and retain information. It stated:

How we register information

  • 83% by sight
  • 11% by sound
  • 3.5% by smell
  • 1.5% by touch
  • 1% by taste

How we retain information

Setting up Word 2007 for Blogging using the MetaWebLog API

In the past I’ve used Blogjet and Windows Live Writer (WLW) as blogging software clients. I prefer using blogging software clients rather than writing an article from scratch as I’m no HTML expert and once they’re setup they are fairly easy to use.

Jubilee Scalextric Grand Prix

Jubilee Grand Prix Winners TrophyIt was an afternoon of good fun for all the participants and hopefully it will become a regular even

Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007

I primarily purchased this edition of the Office Suite because I take most of my notes using OneNote and there are some really nice features in the new version. Key new features in OneNote 2007 according to Microsoft are:

Microsoft Office - Outlook 2007

Outlook comes in a sleak, well designed box with a shiny CD and I’m pleased to say I didn’t have many problems with the install.

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007

Misty River Hounds - Opening Hunt

A week after I did my first foxhunt with Harvard Hounds it was time for opening hunt at Misty River Hounds, the hunt that my barn is very involved with.  We had a much larger group attending and my mom and brother decided to tag along and ride the tallyho wagon so that they could watch.

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