Category Archives: Technology SIG

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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Learn about Scanners and Scanning

The Dallas Genealogical Society Technology Special Interest Group will be meeting again this week: When: Thursday evening from 6:30 pm to 8:00 Where: Studio room on the 3rd floor of theDallas Public Library This week’s discussion will focus on Scanners … Continue reading

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Upcoming Technology SIG Meetings

Make plans now to attend these upcoming meetings of the Technology Special Interest Group: September 1 – Understanding and using scanners October 6 – Digital Photography: Repair and Retouch by Sandra Crowley November 3 – Tying it all together. This … Continue reading

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Move Technology SIG Meeting to Saturday?

I would like to hear from anybody with an opinion on the idea of moving the Technology SIG meetings from Thursday nights to Saturday. I think that this might allow more people to participate. It could also give us a … Continue reading

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Scanning Info

I was going back through my notes from RootsTech and came across a web site that Geoff Resmussen recommended in his Digital Images for Genealogists and Technologists presentation… A few scanning tips by Wayne Fulton ( http://www.scantips.com/ ) looks like a … Continue reading

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