Category Archives: Technology SIG

March Technloogy SIG Topic: Optical Character Recognition

Please plan on attending the March Technology SIG meeting beginning at 6:30 on Thursday March 1. Our presentation will be on Optical Character Recognition by DGS member Kathleen Murray. We’ll be meeting in the Studio room on the 3rd floor … Continue reading

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Hardware & Software for the New Genealogist

A recording of the “Hardware and Software for Beginning Genealogists” presentation made by DGS Webmaster Tony Hanson at last October’s “Do You Know Who You Are?” workshop is now available on-line. See it now by clicking here. Be sure to … Continue reading

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January Technology SIG Meeting to Focus on Twitter

Join DGS Webmaster Tony Hanson at the next Technology SIG meeting to learn about Twitter: Understand how to read and send Tweets Learn how the DGS plans to use Twitter to expand its on-line presence Know how to use Twitter … Continue reading

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Record Their Stories

You may want to check into this new iPhone/iPad/iPod app before you travel for the holidays.  It allows you to plan, script, and record an interview with family members. It is so new that there are no reviews yet on … Continue reading

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December Technology SIG Meeting

I hope that many of you are putting the finishing touches on your “Show ‘N Tell” project for this month’s  meeting. The $25 Fry’s Gift Card is eagerly waiting to meet its new owner… the runner up will receive a … Continue reading

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Social Media and Genealogy

I posed this question at our November Tech SIG meeting and would like to pursue it further.  So far I have been doing my family history research pretty much as a loner; my immediate family is small and I have … Continue reading

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Receiving Posts and Comments via RSS

For the benefit of those of you who were not at the November 3 Technology SIG meeting… I announced that it is my hope that we will be able to figure out how to utilize the capabilities of the Blog … Continue reading

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November Technology SIG Meeting

The November Technology SIG meeting will be an open discussion loosely focused on the December “Show Your Project” competition. We discuss ideas for projects you might consider and will answer any questions you have on this or any other topic. … Continue reading

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Technology SIG Contest

The December 1 meeting will be a chance for you to show off YOUR project and compete for the $25 Fry’s gift card that will be awarded for the “Best” presentation/project. Here are a few ideas for possible projects (Information … Continue reading

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Photo Retouching Guide Available

Sandra Crowley made a fascinating and informative presentation on “Photo Retouching” at the Oct. 6 Technology SIG meeting. She has also provided a 4 page quick reference document for Photoshop Elements users… it is available on the Technology SIG page.

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