Thursday, December 7, 2017
BYU Family History Technology Lab Interview on BYURadio
Julie Rose's regularly broadcast interview program aired a segment interviewing guests Bill Barrett, Ph.D., Professor, Computer Science, Brigham Young University; Curtis Wigington, Masters’ Student, Brigham Young University of the Brigham Young University Family History Technology Lab. Julie Rose is a winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards, and a seasoned broadcast journalist and interviewer. Prior to joining BYU Radio, Rose worked as a reporter and produced spots and feature news stories for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
The segment is called, "Making Family History Fun (and Addicting?!)" highlights several of the programs developed by the Family History Technology Lab including the popular RelativeFinder App. Professor Barrett also mentions the great strides made by the Lab in developing handwriting recognition software. Click here to listen to the segment of the Interview.