RootsTech 2013 – Other Activities

Besides the regular presentations at the RootsTech conference there were other things to do while there last week. In part because there were over 6,700 attendees, there were some things that were sold out way before the conference. There were 16 free computer workshops over the three days where there were computer work stations to …

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RootsTech 2013 – Saturday

If you only watch one online video from RootsTech than it should be the keynote by David Pogue. David is technology columnist for The New York Times and Scientific American. He is also an Emmy Award-winning tech correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning and the current host of NOVA ScienceNow, . Added to that is he …

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RootsTech 2013 – Friday, part 2

This is the rest of the sessions that I either attended or watch online at the RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City last week on Friday, 22 March. “FamilySearch Family Tree: Documenting the World’s Genealogy” by Ron Tanner. Ron is a product manager doing research and design of Family Tree. He says that FS Family …

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RootsTech 2013 – Friday, part 1

Friday morning started with another keynote. This time there were two speakers. The first was Jyl Pattee from the Mom It Forward website. Jyl talked about what she called Wow Moments! Those are events in our life that add meaning to life. She said the steps are: Create the Wow!  Capture the Wow!  Archive the …

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