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5 Big Data And Analytics Learning Resources That Most People Miss (But Shouldn't)

It’s 2016, and pretty much everybody who’s interested in analytics (or politics or sports) has read a bit of FiveThirtyEight. Nate Silver and other bloggers write compelling posts that explain the thinking behind the predictions, so that’s a good educational resource for budding data analysts. …

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Nine Kinds of Ancestor Death Records You Should Look For

Genealogists start with death—meaning that we generally research ancestors from their deaths and moving back in time. But death-record searches can …

Genealogy

The Argument for Building an Offline Version of Your Family Tree

I am a big fan of storing all sorts of personal data, including my family tree, both online and also offline (in my computer’s hard drive). I like …

15 Places to Find the Genealogy Records You Need | Are You My Cousin?

This post contains affiliate links. See full disclosure policy here.<p>Has this happened to you?<p>You are ready to begin researching your ancestors and …

Genealogy

Are You Missing Most of the Available Genealogy Information?

I received a message a while ago from a newsletter reader that disturbed me a bit. He wrote, “I have been doing genealogy research for 10-15 years …

Guidelines for Digitizing Manuscripts and Photos

Genealogists have benefited from the proliferation of digital images by the billions of such images have gone online of historically and …

10 Tips to Help You Trace Your Immigrant Ancestor

One particularly intimidating brick wall that many people face when researching their family history is uncovering their ancestor's immigration story.<p>…

Genealogy

Darned Records: I’m My Own Grandmother

<b>UPDATE 21 OCTOBER 2016:</b>Reader Joe Lowry posted this comment: I regret to inform you that the Florida Sun Post is a fake or satirical news …

Genealogy

9 Things You Can Learn About Your Ancestors From the Cemetery

Changing scenery and pleasant temperatures make Fall an especially good time to visit cemeteries (alongside a genealogy buddy for fun and safety). …

Genealogy

3 Tips for Researching an Ancestor With a Common Name

“How do I find the parents of my paternal great-grandfather John Mack ‘Maxie’ Smith and my maternal great-great-grandfather Samuel S. Roberts when …

Genealogy

Telling all of the family’s story

<i>The slaves have names</i>They have names.The young woman was Ana.The young girl was Mary.1860 slave census, Attala Co., MSThey are not merely tick marks …

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Family History All Done? What’s Your Number?

I cringe every time someone says their genealogy is “all done.” I’m a professional genealogist. I’ve been doing this for decades, building on family …

Browse Only Databases at FamilySearch are Easy to Use

Browse only databases at FamilySearch are easy to use and may hold the key to the genealogy brick wall you have been working on. Don’t be scared off …

Databases

Is Your Genealogy Future Proofed?

by Thomas MacEntee | Mar 21, 2013<p>You've spent months or years researching your family history and you consider yourself a 21st century genealogist, …

Genealogy

JOY OF GENEALOGY: 8 suggestions to get your genealogy research ready for the fall in just 15 minutes a day this summer

https://www.toronto.com/news-story/6754119-joy-of-genealogy-8-suggestions-to-get-your-genealogy-research-ready-for-the-fall-in-just-15-minutes-a-day-t …