Category Archives: Technology SIG

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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Need a Windows 7 – FTM 11 Expert

I recently upgraded my 32 bit PC with Windows XP program. I also ran my FTM 2010 Genealogy Progam on this computer. My new computer is 64 AND ….. and I have intalled FTM 11 on the computer. All of … Continue reading

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About Blogs…

The topic for the October 7 Technology SIG meeting (6:30, 3rd Floor Studio room) will be Blogs. I’ll provide a basic overview, we’ll see some of the popular Genealogy-related Blogs, you will learn how to subscribe to them, and then you … Continue reading

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Technology Special Interest Group

I’m making a couple of announcements with this post… Gene Burris has resigned as leader of the Computer SIG: Yours truly has agreed to take over. My first official act was to give it a new name: the Technology SIG.  … Continue reading

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