Wednesday, September 21, 2011

The Tech Savvy Genealogist's Meme

This Meme was started by Jill Ball at Geniaus last week. 

Want to participate? Just copy the list and follow these simple instructions.

The list should be annotated in the following manner:
Things you have already done or found: bold face type
Things you would like to do or find: italicize (colour optional)
Things you haven’t done or found and don’t care to: plain type

Feel free to add extra comments in brackets after each item

Which of these apply to you?

  1. Own an Android or Windows tablet or an iPad
  2. Use a tablet or iPad for genealogy related purposes
  3. Have used Skype to for genealogy purposes
  4. Have used a camera to capture images in a library/archives/ancestor's home
  5. Use a genealogy software program on your computer to manage your family tree
  6. Have a Twitter account
  7. Tweet daily
  8. Have a genealogy blog
  9. Have more then one genealogy blog (It's all I can do to keep one going.)
  10. Have lectured/presented to a genealogy group on a technology topic
  11. Currently an active member of Genealogy Wise (Have an account but can't remember the last time I visited.)
  12. Have a Facebook Account
  13. Have connected with genealogists via Facebook
  14. Maintain a genealogy related Facebook Page
  15. Maintain a blog or website for a genealogy society
  16. Have submitted text corrections online to Ancestry, Trove or a similar site
  17. Have registered a domain name 
  18. Post regularly to Google+
  19. Have a blog listed on Geneabloggers
  20. Have transcribed/indexed records for FamilySearch or a similar project 
  21. Own a Flip-Pal or hand-held scanner (Wand Scanner)
  22. Can code a webpage in .html (A very simple one)
  23. Own a smartphone
  24. Have a personal subscription to one or more paid genealogy databases
  25. Use a digital voice recorder to record genealogy lectures
  26. Have contributed to a genealogy blog carnival
  27. Use Chrome as a Browser
  28. Have participated in a genealogy webinar
  29. Have taken a DNA test for genealogy purposes 
  30. Have a personal genealogy website (McCauley, Lanier, Hankins, Hopkins & Taylor Families)
  31. Have found mention of an ancestor in an online newspaper archive 
  32. Have tweeted during a genealogy lecture 
  33. Have scanned your hardcopy genealogy files 
  34. Use an RSS Reader to follow genealogy news and blogs
  35. Have uploaded a gedcom file to a site like Geni, MyHeritage or Ancestry 
  36. Own a netbook
  37. Use a computer/tablet/smartphone to take genealogy lecture notes (I need to start doing this but can't seem to give up the pen and paper.)
  38. Have a profile on LinkedIn that mentions your genealogy habit
  39. Have developed a genealogy software program, app or widget 
  40. Have listened to a genealogy podcast online
  41. Have downloaded genealogy podcasts for later listening 
  42. Backup your files to a portable hard drive
  43. Have a copy of your genealogy files stored offsite 
  44. Know about Rootstech
  45. Have listened to a Blogtalk radio session about genealogy
  46. Use Dropbox, SugarSync or other service to save documents in the cloud
  47. Schedule regular email backups 
  48. Have contributed to the FamilySearch Wiki
  49. Have scanned and tagged your genealogy photographs
  50. Have published a genealogy book in an online/digital format 
That's 40 out of 50. Not bad. 


2 comments:

  1. Thanks for participating, Linda - you have been so busy with your Official Blogging duties that I appreciate your effort.

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  2. You're welcome. I'm starting to get a little caught up with normal reading.

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