Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Apple OS X vs. Microsoft Windows for Genealogy? Making a Decision
Many years ago, the desktop or personal computer market was split between Apple and IBM. Apple had a...
Monday, March 30, 2015
I just inherited a huge pile of genealogy. Now what?
From time to time, as has happened recently, I hear from people who have just "inherited" a huge pile of genealogically related re...
What is the probability of finding your ancestors?
This is an interesting question: what is the possibility that you will or will not find your ancestors? Each time I look at a weather foreca...
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Who Owns the Genealogy Companies? -- An Update -- Part Two
In my first installment of this updated series, I wrote a bit about FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com . Actually, their business names are ...
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Can Genealogists Play by the Rules? Whose Rules?
Don Quixote fighting a windmill on his horse, Rocinante . In the background Sancho Panza next to...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Who Owns the Genealogy Companies -- An Update -- Part One
It has been a couple of years since I went through the process of analyzing who owns the various online genealogy companies. Since my last p...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Take Time for a Geographic Timeline -- Part Three What's in a name?
One of the basic rules of genealogical research is that of recording place names as they were at the time an event occurred in an ancestor...
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