Today is Tuesday, 30 July 2013 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!
- Ancestry.com and FamilySearch: An interesting article entitled In Utah, money grows on family trees from the Pando Daily discusses the competition between these two genealogical entities.
- Internet: Curious to know How Much Happens on the Internet Every 60 Seconds? (via Gizmodo)
- Legacy Family Tree: Taking sources to the next level . . . Legacy Family Tree 8 Revealed Sources.
- Technology Etiquette: To The Manner Born: Essential Technology Etiquette Tips For Our Digital Age (via makeuseof).
Genealogy and Technology News
- 10 Best Back-To-School Laptops: Not just for students, but genealogists too! Read more here (via Mashable).
- Research Trips/Travel: Scan and Save Images of Your Passport and Prescriptions When Traveling (via Lifehacker)
New Apps, Programs and Websites – Oh My!
- One Feed: In Create a Custom Start Page With OneFeed for Chrome, Richard Byrne of Free Technology for Teachers discusses how he uses OneFeed (a Google Chrome extension) as a replacement for iGoogle which is slated to disappear in the next few months.
Technology for Genealogy Group on Facebook
Visit the Technology for Genealogy on Facebook group for these new discussions:
- The Old Reader Going Private: With the announcement that The Old Reader is moving to a paid mode due to the huge influx of users, what are the recommendations for a RSS feed reader?
- Genealogy Database Software: Which software programs account for “blended families” including adoption, same-sex unions with children, and transgendered persons?
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