How Computers & Gadgets are Changing Genealogy

How Computers & Gadgets are Changing Genealogy


by Barbara Renick

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How Computers & Gadgets are Changing Genealogy


Things have changed radically in the genealogy community since the typewriter era. Some problems have been overcome, others have worsened. Meanwhile prognosticators predict technology users face three C's in the future: greater Convergence, Convenience, and Connectivity which are already impacting how we do genealogy today and have even greater consequences for the future.


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Presenter: Barbara Renick

Barbara Renick teaches at national genealogy conferences and the FamilySearch Center in Orange California; was a contributing editor for the National Genealogical Society computer magazine for eleven years; authored Genealogy 101: How to Trace Your Family's History and Heritage sponsored by NGS for their 100th Anniversary; and has served on the NGS and APG Board of Directors. The 'Z' Links page at her Web site is very popular among genealogists who use it as their browser home page.

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