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Privacy: How to Protect Your Information Online
Protecting privacy online is a continuing concern. Family historians need to decide what personal and family history information we'd like to keep private while still sharing with cousins and other researchers. Learn more about what controls online privacy and what methods and tools are available to give us the best…
Protecting privacy online is a continuing concern. Family historians need to decide what personal and family history information we'd like to keep private while still sharing with cousins and other researchers. Learn more about what controls online privacy and what methods and tools are available to give us the best…
Wed, October 23 2019: 0:00 UTC
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Share and Share Alike: The Rules of Genealogical Privacy
Genealogy by its very nature is collaborative-we need to work together and share information with others, both relatives and non-relatives if we're to succeed in filling out our family trees. But doing family research doesn't mean giving up all semblances of personal privacy, nor is it a license to invade…
Genealogy by its very nature is collaborative-we need to work together and share information with others, both relatives and non-relatives if we're to succeed in filling out our family trees. But doing family research doesn't mean giving up all semblances of personal privacy, nor is it a license to invade…
Fri, September 6 2019: 0:00 UTC
1:16:39
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DNA, Genealogy, and Privacy: Handling the Double-Edged Sword
Has your concern for privacy prevented you or a family member for taking a DNA test? What about sharing your genealogy research data online with practical strangers (even though you might be related)? Especially as personal DNA testing increases in popularity, and with increased media attention about cold cases solved…
Has your concern for privacy prevented you or a family member for taking a DNA test? What about sharing your genealogy research data online with practical strangers (even though you might be related)? Especially as personal DNA testing increases in popularity, and with increased media attention about cold cases solved…
Fri, August 2 2019: 0:00 UTC
1:17:37
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Privacy Issues with Online Family Trees
Privacy remains a huge issue for many genealogists and their family members. Personal genealogy websites, as well as Online Collaborative Trees available at Geni, MyHeritage, Ancestry, WikiTree, WeRelate, FamilySearch and OneGreatFamily, each offer different levels of privacy protections. The lecture will discuss the varied approaches to the question of privacy…
Privacy remains a huge issue for many genealogists and their family members. Personal genealogy websites, as well as Online Collaborative Trees available at Geni, MyHeritage, Ancestry, WikiTree, WeRelate, FamilySearch and OneGreatFamily, each offer different levels of privacy protections. The lecture will discuss the varied approaches to the question of privacy…
Wed, October 31 2018: 0:00 UTC
1:04:08
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Facebook – A Tool for Genealogy Research (BONUS webinar for subscribers)
While Facebook is the world's largest online social network with more than 1.2 billion users, did you know that it can be leveraged as a genealogy research "work horse" to help find your ancestors? In this session you'll go beyond the basics of setting up a Facebook account and simply…
While Facebook is the world's largest online social network with more than 1.2 billion users, did you know that it can be leveraged as a genealogy research "work horse" to help find your ancestors? In this session you'll go beyond the basics of setting up a Facebook account and simply…
Fri, August 7 2015: 0:00 UTC
1:25:00
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Privacy and Our Ancestors
With all the news about privacy, identity theft and the role of access to vital records, have you ever considered that today most of us (at least here in the United States) have more privacy than our ancestors? As a result of living in a digital age ruled by the…
With all the news about privacy, identity theft and the role of access to vital records, have you ever considered that today most of us (at least here in the United States) have more privacy than our ancestors? As a result of living in a digital age ruled by the…
Wed, October 3 2012: 0:00 UTC

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Wed, March 20 2024: 18:00 UTC
7 Tips for Using AI as Your Genealogy Assistant
Wed, March 20 2024: 18:00 UTC
Genealogy often involves solitary research, diving into the past with dedicated focus. What if you could enhance this journey with a tireless, brilliant assistant available to help you 24/7? Imagine a smart, intuitive companion by your side, eager to transcribe records, extract vital information, and even visualize your ancestral stories. Whether you’re new to AI or already familiar with its capabilities, this talk is designed to highlight the incredible potential of AI in genealogy. From organizing vast amounts of data to offering creative research insights, AI is like a dedicated friend and employee, always ready to assist, teach, and inspire. Join us to discover how AI can transform your genealogical journey, making it more efficient, insightful, and collaborative.
Genealogy often involves solitary research, diving into the past with dedicated focus. What if you could enhance this journey with a tireless, brilliant assistant available to help you 24/7? Imagine a smart, intuitive companion by your side, eager to transcribe records, extract vital information, and even visualize your ancestral stories. Whether you’re new to AI or already familiar with its capabilities, this talk is designed to highlight the incredible potential of AI in genealogy. From organizing vast amounts of data to offering creative research insights, AI is like a dedicated friend and employee, always ready to assist, teach, and inspire. Join us to discover how AI can transform your genealogical journey, making it more efficient, insightful, and collaborative.
Wed, March 20 2024: 18:00 UTC
Fri, April 12 2024: 1:00 UTC
Artificial Intelligence & Family History: An introduction
Fri, April 12 2024: 1:00 UTC
Join us for an exciting and informative webinar on “Family History and Artificial Intelligence!” Discover how AI is transforming the way we research, document, preserve and share our family histories. This webinar will explore: Some current AI technology being used in family history; What is ChatGPT and how does it work; Using ChatGPT to generate text, fine-tune responses and evaluate output relevant to family history research; Limitations of AI technology and ChatGPT and key things to consider. Possible uses of ChatGPT in Family History including research, analysis, documentation and sharing the lives and stories of our ancestors. This webinar is perfect for anyone interested in exploring the exciting possibilities of AI in the realm of family history research, and specifically using the tool of ChatGPT. Whether you’re a seasoned genealogist or just getting started, this webinar will provide you with valuable insights and strategies for using AI to uncover your family’s unique story. Join us to learn more about the intersection of Family History and Artificial Intelligence and how this technology can revolutionize the way we understand and appreciate our family heritage.
Join us for an exciting and informative webinar on “Family History and Artificial Intelligence!” Discover how AI is transforming the way we research, document, preserve and share our family histories. This webinar will explore: Some current AI technology being used in family history; What is ChatGPT and how does it work; Using ChatGPT to generate text, fine-tune responses and evaluate output relevant to family history research; Limitations of AI technology and ChatGPT and key things to consider. Possible uses of ChatGPT in Family History including research, analysis, documentation and sharing the lives and stories of our ancestors. This webinar is perfect for anyone interested in exploring the exciting possibilities of AI in the realm of family history research, and specifically using the tool of ChatGPT. Whether you’re a seasoned genealogist or just getting started, this webinar will provide you with valuable insights and strategies for using AI to uncover your family’s unique story. Join us to learn more about the intersection of Family History and Artificial Intelligence and how this technology can revolutionize the way we understand and appreciate our family heritage.
Fri, April 12 2024: 1:00 UTC
Fri, April 12 2024: 18:00 UTC
10 Ways AI Can Help You Find Your Elusive Ancestors
Fri, April 12 2024: 18:00 UTC
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already helping to shape the future of genealogy. Learn how current and developing technology can help you find your elusive ancestors and share their stories.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already helping to shape the future of genealogy. Learn how current and developing technology can help you find your elusive ancestors and share their stories.
Fri, April 12 2024: 18:00 UTC
Tue, April 23 2024: 18:00 UTC
Using Artificial Intelligence Tools to Expand Your Genealogical Research Universe
Tue, April 23 2024: 18:00 UTC
In the past few years, there has been an explosion of new AI tools. See how these exciting tools can be used to expand your genealogical research efforts. The three classes will cover different types of AI and then focus on AI-based chat tools, research tools, and generative imaging tools. The impact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having and will have on genealogical research will be revolutionary. Don’t miss this chance to explore the exciting possibilities that artificial intelligence offers to genealogical research.
In the past few years, there has been an explosion of new AI tools. See how these exciting tools can be used to expand your genealogical research efforts. The three classes will cover different types of AI and then focus on AI-based chat tools, research tools, and generative imaging tools. The impact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having and will have on genealogical research will be revolutionary. Don’t miss this chance to explore the exciting possibilities that artificial intelligence offers to genealogical research.
Tue, April 23 2024: 18:00 UTC
Wed, May 22 2024: 18:00 UTC
A Tour of Goldie May’s Genealogy Power Tools
Wed, May 22 2024: 18:00 UTC
Come see a variety of tools available in genealogy research software Goldie May. Organize your research into projects, keep an automatic research log (seriously!), write citations easily, analyze your research, quickly navigate to relevant record collections, and untangle knots in your family tree. Keep the family tree software you already have and see how Goldie May can help you with organization, visualization, and quick navigation.
Come see a variety of tools available in genealogy research software Goldie May. Organize your research into projects, keep an automatic research log (seriously!), write citations easily, analyze your research, quickly navigate to relevant record collections, and untangle knots in your family tree. Keep the family tree software you already have and see how Goldie May can help you with organization, visualization, and quick navigation.
Wed, May 22 2024: 18:00 UTC
Wed, September 4 2024: 2:00 UTC
Efficient Genealogy: Streamline Your Research with TextExpander
Wed, September 4 2024: 2:00 UTC
Are you a dedicated genealogist seeking ways to optimize your research process? Join us for an enlightening webinar, “Efficient Genealogy: Streamline Your Research with TextExpander!” In this one-hour session, we’ll delve into the powerful capabilities of TextExpander and how it can revolutionize your genealogy workflow. Imagine effortlessly creating perfectly formatted citations, enhancing the quality of your research logs, and drastically reducing the time you spend typing. As a professional genealogist, Christine will guide you through hands-on demonstrations, showcasing how you can create citation templates and text snippets with TextExpander that can save you hours while improving the precision of your work. Whether you’re an experienced researcher or just starting your genealogy journey, this webinar is your gateway to a more efficient and rewarding genealogy experience. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to streamline your research process and make the most of your valuable time. Join us and discover how TextExpander can truly transform the way you approach genealogy!
Are you a dedicated genealogist seeking ways to optimize your research process? Join us for an enlightening webinar, “Efficient Genealogy: Streamline Your Research with TextExpander!” In this one-hour session, we’ll delve into the powerful capabilities of TextExpander and how it can revolutionize your genealogy workflow. Imagine effortlessly creating perfectly formatted citations, enhancing the quality of your research logs, and drastically reducing the time you spend typing. As a professional genealogist, Christine will guide you through hands-on demonstrations, showcasing how you can create citation templates and text snippets with TextExpander that can save you hours while improving the precision of your work. Whether you’re an experienced researcher or just starting your genealogy journey, this webinar is your gateway to a more efficient and rewarding genealogy experience. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to streamline your research process and make the most of your valuable time. Join us and discover how TextExpander can truly transform the way you approach genealogy!
Wed, September 4 2024: 2:00 UTC
Thu, September 12 2024: 0:00 UTC
AI and Family History: Extending Beyond the Basics
Thu, September 12 2024: 0:00 UTC
Continue to discover the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in unravelling your family’s history. This session will build upon concepts covered in the introductory session that explored the world of AI and genealogy. Topics and skills covered during the webinar will enable participants to: Learn the art of crafting exceptional prompts; Navigate the intricacies of bias in AI-generated responses; Develop strategies to ensure a fair and inclusive exploration of your heritage; Safeguard your privacy and security as we shed light on the best practices to protect your personal information; Investigate images and AI and their application in genealogical research; Examine alternative AI tools to ChatGPT; Develop strategies for assessing AI tools and their usefulness; Filled with many practical examples, using his own family history research and investigations, there will also be ample opportunities to ask questions and share your own experiences in using AI tools.
Continue to discover the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in unravelling your family’s history. This session will build upon concepts covered in the introductory session that explored the world of AI and genealogy. Topics and skills covered during the webinar will enable participants to: Learn the art of crafting exceptional prompts; Navigate the intricacies of bias in AI-generated responses; Develop strategies to ensure a fair and inclusive exploration of your heritage; Safeguard your privacy and security as we shed light on the best practices to protect your personal information; Investigate images and AI and their application in genealogical research; Examine alternative AI tools to ChatGPT; Develop strategies for assessing AI tools and their usefulness; Filled with many practical examples, using his own family history research and investigations, there will also be ample opportunities to ask questions and share your own experiences in using AI tools.
Thu, September 12 2024: 0:00 UTC
Wed, September 18 2024: 18:00 UTC
Practical chromosome mapping: gaining insights from segments of DNA
Wed, September 18 2024: 18:00 UTC
Chromosome mapping helps you understand how you inherited DNA from your ancestors and can be highly addictive. Join DNA Painter founder Jonny Perl as he explores hands-on examples demonstrating what you can learn from the segments you share with your matches.
Chromosome mapping helps you understand how you inherited DNA from your ancestors and can be highly addictive. Join DNA Painter founder Jonny Perl as he explores hands-on examples demonstrating what you can learn from the segments you share with your matches.
Wed, September 18 2024: 18:00 UTC
Tue, October 8 2024: 18:00 UTC
5 Ways to Use AI to Involve Children & Youth in Family History
Tue, October 8 2024: 18:00 UTC
What will happen to your family stories when you turn the corner from being a researcher to being an ancestor? Will the children and youth in your family love genealogy like you do? Will they help keep your family stories alive? Learn about 5 ways you can use artificial intelligence to get children and youth involved in family history: 1) MyHeritage AI Time Machine 2) BillionGraves AI Gravestone Transcriptions 3) AI-Generated Family Stories with Storied 4) Canva’s AI Storybook Illustrations 5) MyHeritage AI DeepStory Photos. Do the math: 5 ways to use AI + family History = children & youth having fun!
What will happen to your family stories when you turn the corner from being a researcher to being an ancestor? Will the children and youth in your family love genealogy like you do? Will they help keep your family stories alive? Learn about 5 ways you can use artificial intelligence to get children and youth involved in family history: 1) MyHeritage AI Time Machine 2) BillionGraves AI Gravestone Transcriptions 3) AI-Generated Family Stories with Storied 4) Canva’s AI Storybook Illustrations 5) MyHeritage AI DeepStory Photos. Do the math: 5 ways to use AI + family History = children & youth having fun!
Tue, October 8 2024: 18:00 UTC