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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  • Blogger Boot Camp - Saturday 16 August 2014

    Blogger Boot Camp - Saturday 16 August 2014

  • Self-Publishing Boot Camp

    Self-Publishing Boot Camp

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 28 July 2014

Cool GenStuff Mon 28 July 2014

Cool GenStuff Mon 28 July 2014

Today is Monday, 28 July 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

  • Gaenovium 2014: Gae­no­vium is the genea­logy tech­no­logy con­fe­rence, by genea­logy tech­no­logists for genealogy technologists. Gaenovium is exclusively for academics, developers and visionaries at the forefront of genealogy technology. Click here for more information on this event to be held in Leiden, Netherlands on Tuesday, 7 October 2014.

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

  • Pexels: Pexels is a site which provides a continual source of Creative Commons pictures, that you can use everywhere for any purpose (via makeuseof).
  • US Census Data: EasyStats lets you generate location-specific data tables based on the American Community Survey data from the Census Bureau.

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee

Cool GenStuff – Friday 25 July 2014

Cool GenStuff Fri 25 July 2014

Cool GenStuff Fri 25 July 2014

Today is Friday, 25 July 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

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

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee

Cool GenStuff – Wednesday 23 July 2014

Cool GenStuff Wed 23 July 2014

Cool GenStuff Wed 23 July 2014

Today is Wednesday, 23 July 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

  • WDYTYA Returns: Don’t forget to watch the season premiere episode of Who Do You Think You Are? on TLC this evening at 9:00 pm EDT/PDT (check local listings). This week Cynthia Nixon travels to Missouri to learn about an ancestor who was sent to prison.
  • Genealogy on HuffPostLive: Tune into HuffPostLive, the live streaming television show by The Huffington Post, later on today at 12:30 pm EDT for a feature on genealogy. You may see some familiar faces on screen!

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

  • The Nostalgia Machine: Enter a year and then walk down memory lane through a series of music videos via The Nostalgia Machine.
  • Rewind: With Rewind, music rediscovery is possible. Pick a season, year or decade back to 1960, and you’ll hear what was on the radio during that time. Save moments to build a radio station around your life events. You’ll be amazed at how quickly the memories come flooding back.

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee