Technology

I am participating in the Rooted Technology meme.

Here are the rules

  • Technology you already use: bold face type
  • Technology you would like to use or learn more about: italicize (color optional)
  • Technology you don’t use, have no interest in using or no longer use: plain type Explain or give opinions in brackets [ ] at the end of each bullet point
  • I have a tablet computer such as an iPad that I use for genealogy [It is on my list of I wants!]
  • I have downloaded one or more apps to a Smart Phone or similar device. 
  • I belong to a genealogy society that uses social media. [I actually am the one who set up a Facebook page for out society.l].
  • I use GEDCOM files and understand the various compatibility issues involved.
  • I have added metadata to some of my files and digital photos.(Had to look up what metadata files were.)
  • I have utilized an API from a genealogy-related application or website. 
  • I have taken a DNA test related to my genealogy research.
  • I have used the FamilySearch Research Wiki. 
  • I have a Facebook account and use it regularly for genealogy. [I have a Facebook account but  BCGS is on my account.  You can find it at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bay-County-Genealogical-Society/224712010873204%5D
  • I use tech tools to help me cite my sources in genealogy research. [I  wan to learn  Zotero.]
  • I have developed a genealogy-related app for a Smart Phone or similar device.
  • I use a genealogy database program (Family Tree Maker, Legacy Family Tree, RootsMagic etc.)
  • I use cloud computer resources to store my genealogy data. 
  • I have made one or more contributions to the FamilySearch Research Wiki.
  • I have attended a genealogy webinar.
  • I have organized and administered a DNA testing group related to my genealogy.
  • I use apps involving GPS and Geo-caching for my genealogy research.
  • I have a Google+ account and use it regularly for genealogy. [I need to learn more about my Google+ accounts!]
  • I have created and published a family history e-book.
  • I have create a wiki related to my genealogy research.
  • I have conducted a genealogy webinar as a presenter.
  • I read genealogy-related blogs to help improve my own research. 
  • I have one or more genealogy-related blogs to help improve my own research.
  • I have a Twitter account and use it regularly for genealogy.
  • I have one or more genealogy-related websites which I run and administer. 
  • I have created a screencast or video related to genealogy and posted it at a video sharing site (Vimeo, YouTube, etc.).
  • I use one or more digital tools to capture and record my family history.

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