Sample Proposals for RootsTech Presentations – Which Would You Choose?

Sample Proposals for RootsTech Presentations – Which Would You Choose?

I’m putting together a proposal for a presentation or two at RootsTech, a conference put on by FamilySearch.org around family history technologies. The focus will be on Social Media. I have a few ideas – what else do you think would be interesting in terms...
“Relative Finder”, Using FamilySearch.org, Shows the Future of Social Genealogy

“Relative Finder”, Using FamilySearch.org, Shows the Future of Social Genealogy

Family History, or Genealogy as it is also known, is one of the most popular hobbies in the world. There’s something fascinating about learning whom your ancestors are and where you come from. In a way, we all want to figure out how we’re linked together...
“Super Indexing Sunday” Breaks World Record With 2 Million Records Indexed in a Day

“Super Indexing Sunday” Breaks World Record With 2 Million Records Indexed in a Day

Facebook has quite a database with 500 million active users, and rumored total users in the billions.  There are few that can relate to the types of problems engineers and architects encounter with a database of that size.  FamilySearch.org is one of those, with a...
FamilySearch.org To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

FamilySearch.org To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

One of my favorite things to do is research my family history.  Even more interesting to me is the technology that can make finding and exploring your heritage even easier.  As a former employee of OneGreatFamily.com, a former Consultant for Ancestry.com and...