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Give two different situations in which you needed information on a topic and the different ways in which you gained the information using your computer.

Also, in the age of cell phones, text messaging and email communication, what is the role of formal writing? How do these digital communication methods impact the writing process?

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With the advent of technological advancements, all sorts of information are at our fingerprints. Not too long ago I was in a situation where I needed to obtain more information on filing personal taxes. Such topic is confusing to most people, and I am definitely not an exception. Instead of spending hours on the phone with an accountant (and paying for his services), I decided to see what I can find on the internet. Sure enough, Google has proved to be a source of excellent information. Just by simply typing "Filing Personal Taxes", Google search engine provided me with pages and pages of information that I could access for more details applicable to my situation. So the next step was to streamline my search within Canada. Google once again came with incredible results ranking them from the most relevant to ...

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This solution gives two different situations in which information is gained using your computer. Also, in the age of cell phones, text messaging and email communication, what is the role of formal writing? How do these digital communication methods impact the writing process?

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