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Interview: Death and Technology with Nicolette Smith of The End of Life Care

Once somebody’s in more of a palliative care situation or a chronic situation in hospital, then … it’s to communicate easily with telephone coverage now and email and Facebook and online, even Skyping and all those sorts of technology are great. People can connect easier. People don’t have to fly in from other countries to speak to their loved ones. They can stay in touch with what’s going on a little bit easier because you’ve got all that technology available to us.

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Tutorial: Splitting & merging tabs within web browsers Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome

Shapes and text boxes give you great control over how you lay your information out. Traditionally people will use both, they’ll create a shape to create a background and then they’ll add a text box over the top but in most cases this is overkill because they’re not actually doing anything special with it and if you’ve got lots of content you end up with lots of layers which makes it much harder to manage.

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Microsoft Excel Tutorial: Fast Formatting with Format Painter & Cell Styles

Shapes and text boxes give you great control over how you lay your information out. Traditionally people will use both, they’ll create a shape to create a background and then they’ll add a text box over the top but in most cases this is overkill because they’re not actually doing anything special with it and if you’ve got lots of content you end up with lots of layers which makes it much harder to manage.

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I didn’t want to write this

I wanted you to think I had it all under control. I wanted the perfect business to support a perfect life. I yearned to give off the impression I had it all going on. So you’d trust me. So you’d do business with me. So, perhaps it might all be true.

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Tutorial: Shapes vs Text Boxes and using Selection Pane for layers in PowerPoint

Shapes and text boxes give you great control over how you lay your information out. Traditionally people will use both, they’ll create a shape to create a background and then they’ll add a text box over the top but in most cases this is overkill because they’re not actually doing anything special with it and if you’ve got lots of content you end up with lots of layers which makes it much harder to manage.

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Keyboard Love: Home and End Keys in Microsoft Windows

In Microsoft Office, the HOME and END Keys can help you navigate around the applications more efficiently. In this video, I explain how to use them across Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and general browsers like Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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Microsoft Windows 10: Changing Default Programs

The Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade “helpfully” changed some of the default programs that open certain file types. If you don’t like what’s been chosen; e.g. Microsoft Edge for PDFs instead of Adobe Acrobat or Groove Music Player for mp3 instead of iTunes, you can change your default program using these steps.

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