Today is Wednesday, 4 September 2013 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!
- National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair: Continues today via UStream webcast. Check out Hack Genealogy’s infographic guide to get connected!
- FamilySearch: FamilySearch Adds More Than 260 Thousand Indexed Records and Images to Collections from Guatemala, Italy, New Zealand, and the United States
- FREE E-book: Pinning Your Family History, a Hack Genealogy publication in Kindle format, is available for free Wednesday 4 September and Thursday 5 September.
- Security: Your Heartbeat Is Your New Password (via mashable)
New Apps, Features and Websites – Oh My!
- Account Management: Just Delete Me Is a Massive List of Links to Close All Your Accounts (via Lifehacker)
- Facebook: How To Make A Shared Photo Album On Facebook [Weekly Facebook Tips] (via makeuseof)
- Laptops: 5 Laptop Maintenance Tips To Extend Its Life Expectancy (via makeuseof)
Technology for Genealogy Group on Facebook
Visit the Technology for Genealogy on Facebook group for these new discussions:
- Newspapers: Is there a way to clip just an article or a section from a newspaper on Genealogybank’s newspaper site instead of the whole page?
- Books: Does anyone have any recommendations for an inventory app or program? My wife and I desperately need to organize and document our library
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