Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

For a few days this past week, I’ve been Hanging Out on Google+ with Pat Richley-Erickson, Russ Worthington, Andrew Hatchett, and many others through the week, testing out Google Hangouts On Air, chats streamed and recorded via YouTube.  We’ve been chatting about various genealogy ideas and articles, but primarily figuring out the controls for streaming and […]

Thursday, 07 March 2013 | 0 comments
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Have you ever had a problem visualizing how a direct or collateral relation fits in to a chart?  Many genealogical programs offer ways to show this with direct lines, but a rare few do so with collateral family.  Even fewer take an English description and attempt to chart it out graphically. Enter Wolfram’s Mathematica (also […]

Tuesday, 22 February 2011 | 3 comments
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This past holiday season, Microsoft aired a warning about the future of family photographs by trying to convince people to use editing software to lie. A family fidgeted on a couch, annoyingly looking to the side, looking down while texting, sticking an action figure in an ear, “Dad” getting up to remove said action figure. […]

Tuesday, 15 February 2011 | 0 comments
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From GeneaBloggers comes this week’s “Open Thread Thursdays” blog-prompt topic: With the RootsTech conference starting today and the genealogy industry’s continued focus on leveraging technology, what do you think will be available in 5 – 10 years to genealogists and family historians? ~ ~ ~ I’ll place my wager on the Build a BetterGEDCOM project, […]

Thursday, 10 February 2011 | 0 comments
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