This is my take on Genealogy Blogging – For Fun or Profit?, the first in Thomas MacEntee’s series on Genea-Opportunities for 2012. This is an update of last year’s version of the same topic. Some things don’t change. … [continued]
Previously, I described how to create and open photo collections in IrfanView using simple TXT files of file-paths.
Now I’ll show you a much easier way to find your files and create photo collections using XnView. (It’s free and comes in a desktop and portable version.) … [continued]
MindMeister is online mind mapping software. You can set up a free account and keep up to three mind maps. What I’m about to explain only takes one. … [continued]
I have another idea about sharing genealogy.
I’ve had a few members of my immediate family express interest in the ‘family history’. Now, that may seem simple to them but I’m not sure what they mean and I get a brain twist going on every time. … [continued]
Being the first of the month, it’s backup reminder day again. As I often change how I do my file backup based on available products, services and costs this is my latest rendition. … [continued]
They say the demise of Google as a search engine is imminent due to the way they constantly rewrite their search algorithm, making it harder and harder for content-producers to establish keyword relevance.
I can’t speak to that, not being one of ‘they’ but some days I have to wonder. … [continued]
You cannot access anyone’s Public Dropbox folder unless they’ve given you the link to it. You can’t search Dropbox folders.
There’s a common misconception that Dropbox folders are listed in a directory of drop boxes somewhere, and people can put files in and take files out anytime they want to at some mysterious location, if only someone would tell us where it is. … [continued]
Try not to over-think Dropbox links. I doubt they could make it any easier than it already is.
There are links to everything in your Dropbox. You can share anything you want to. Either individual files or folders or individual files within folders. … [continued]
Time goes. And chances for communication go. … [continued]
Tracfone is a pay-and-talk service that works in the U.S. only. It’s illegal to try to make it work anywhere else. … [continued]