Self-tutoring about government involvement in business: the tutor mentions an example. Apparently, Quebec’s government is injecting $413 million into the Airbus A220 program; Quebec’s total contribution to the program might now be at around $2 billion. To put this in …

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Self-tutoring about programming: the tutor mentions undesirable photo rotations. What if, when you place an image in a document, it ends up on its side? It might even appear right-side-up when you view it in the folder, but not in …

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Tutoring biology, one encounters surprising concepts. The tutor mentions transformation. Horizontal gene transfer refers to the concept that one single-celled organism can receive DNA from another unrelated one. I’ve seldom heard it mentioned but it’s a thing. One way it’s …

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Self-tutoring about environmental concerns: the tutor mentions plastic bags vs paper. I’m not sure exactly what the regulations are, but it seems to me that, shopping nowadays, in most cases, one needs to bring their own bags, buy re-usables at …

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