The tutor gives a few ideas about email habits. I don’t use email much; at times I’ve used it more. Email is a type of communication that, because it’s recorded, perhaps needs special preparation before engaging. Here are some hints …

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The tutor finds the “keys” to missing sections of text. Especially on a laptop, when I’m typing a post, a chunk of text suddenly disappears. I’ve got in the habit of right-clicking, then clicking undo, to resurrect the accidentally deleted …

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The tutor opens a discussion of research in today’s context. Nowadays, virtually everyone counts on the internet not just for entertainment, but for important information.  Travelers likely use it to access ferry schedules, highway routes, and weather forecasts.  DIYers might …

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The tutor continues his discussion of read-only files. In yesterday’s post I opened the discussion about read-only files – specifically, why one might want to use them. Suppose one did want to use them. How would they go about doing …

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