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Thomas MacEntee is a genealogy professional specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogy research and as a way to connect with others in the family history community.
When he’s not busy writing blog posts, organizing the 3,000+ members of GeneaBloggers.com, teaching online genealogy webinars and more, Thomas MacEntee is busy in his role as “genealogy ninja.” Stealth is not easy, but he manages to get the inside track on emerging technologies and vendors as they relate to the genealogy industry. After being laid off from a 25-year career in the tech industry in 2008, Thomas has been able to “repurpose” his skill set for the genealogy community and loves to see other genealogists succeed, whether it is with their own research or building their own careers in the field.
Genealogy and Family History Industry – Boom or Bust?
Is there still an increasing interest in tracing one’s roots, especially as the Baby Boomer generation moves into retirement? Or is the inte
Genealogy, Privacy, Plagiarism, Copyright and more
Genealogist deal with some pretty difficult issues. At its most complicated level, a genealogical researcher might be dealing with legal, so
A WEEK WITHOUT ANCESTRY.COM CHALLENGE: A CLARIFICATION AND AN ADDENDUM.
First I need to clear something up. The "A Week Without Ancestry.com Challenge" blogpost is not a call for a week long boycott of Ancestry.
Photo Detection in Historical Documents - Team Mocavo
What is exciting about photo detection is when we put the finishing touches on this technology, we'll be able to add Image-specific search c
Announcing the 2014 Institute for Genetic Genealogy Conference
The Institute for Genetic Genealogy is pleased to announce the 2014 International Genetic Genealogy Conference, which will be held August 15
For Visual Thinkers: 2 Different Ways To Look At Your Evernote Notes
Evernote is the closest (or at least, the most popular) digital relative of the old moleskin notebook. There's just one slight hitch – Evern
Another Myth Perpetrator: Jefferson Fish and the Fallacy of Name Changes
Yesterday I gave you some tips for researching nineteenth- and twentieth-century immigrants. I rarely wright about the same issue two days i
News From The Tree ~ January 2014 Edition | WikiTree Blog
Welcome to the January 2014 edition of News from the Tree, our monthly report on new features and changes around the site, notes on communit
Happy New Year: Fireside Chats Now Open to Everyone!
We want to share with you some exciting news. Over the last few months, we've received overwhelmingly positive feedback surrounding our Moca