How do you hack genealogy?

Hack Genealogy is about “re-purposing today’s technology for tomorrow’s genealogy” and a little bit more. Hack Genealogy is more than just a list of resources. Hack Genealogy provides information on emerging technology inside and outside the genealogy industry. Hack Genealogy wants readers to understand how others succeed in genealogy.

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  • The Genealogy Intensive™

    The Genealogy Intensive™

  • Boot Camp To Go - Quality Genealogy Education Digital Downloads

    Boot Camp To Go - Quality Genealogy Education Digital Downloads

Boot Camp!

Boot Camp!

Hack Genealogy Boot Camp is a unique, online, collaborative educational event with expert instructors sharing their inside knowledge on how to succeed with your genealogy research! Think webinars + hangouts + technology = FUN!
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Cool GenStuff

Cool GenStuff

Each day in our Cool GenStuff post we’ll provide a curated list of the latest information about genealogy that deserve your attention. If you have trouble keeping up with the latest genealogy news, Hack Genealogy’s got you covered
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Videos

Videos

Hack Genealogy provides recorded videos for FREE. Topics include Facebook, Evernote, Weebly and more. Look for more videos covering different genealogy topics in the near future!
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Education and E-Guides

Education and E-Guides

Through the use of e-guides, webinars, Google+ hangouts and other innovative educational technologies, Hack Genealogy seeks to raise your genealogy and tech knowledge. Look for our upcoming Hack Genealogy Bootcamp series . . . a day of technology webinars at one unbelievably low price!
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Cool GenStuff – Monday 20 October 2014

The latest finds and genealogy technology news from Hack Genealogy for Monday, 20 October 2014.

Today is Monday, 20 October 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

  • Data Successorship: The Deathswitch – An automated system that delivers critical information to designated parties after your death.

New Apps, Features, Gadgets and Websites – Oh My!

  • Data Encryption: Sookasa – is an encryption tool for your Dropbox account, similar to Boxcryptor. Sookasa creates a folder in your Dropbox and any file you place in the folder is automatically encrypted and protected. Dropbox synchronises the Sookasa folder across all your devices (via makeuseof).

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Evernote Boot Camp – To Go!

evernote bootcamp to go

 

If you were unable to attend the Mastering Evernote for Genealogy Boot Camp  this past Saturday,  you’re in luck! We’ve packaged the entire event – webinar videos, handouts and freebies – into one product!

We had an enthusiastic crowd with Thomas MacEntee presenting Evernote Basics and Lisa A. Alzo presenting Getting Even More from Evernote . One of the attendees had this to say on Facebook:

“I am learning so much!!! Not sure why I hadn’t used Evernote before, but sure going to use it now. I just had notes in mind, but now I will be so much more organized. Awesome Thomas & Lisa!!!!”

For up to one year from the purchase date, you’ll have unlimited access and learn how to harness the full power of Evernote for your genealogy research. Pretty soon, you’ll find ways to use Evernote to manage other areas of your life as well! Price: $12.95Through 31 October 2014, use promo code BLOGGER to save over 20% – your final price is $9.95!

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Check Out the Hack Genealogy Store

You can also purchase a commercial version of this past week’s boot camp event if you want to use it for your genealogy society’s upcoming meeting. Click here to visit the Hack Genealogy Store for more information and to purchase a copy of previous Hack Genealogy Boot Camp materials.

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee

Cool GenStuff – Friday 17 October 2014

Cool GenStuff for Friday 17 October 2014

Today is Friday, 17 October 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

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