19 February 2011

RootsTech: Reducing the "friction", Convergence, and Blessings

The LDS Church News, a weekly publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is published by the Deseret News newspaper. In today's edition three great articles were published about last week's RootsTech Conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah. 


Jay Verkler by R. Scott Lloyd
Conference Brings Technology and Family History Together The title was changed to "Reducing the 'Friction' Between Genealogy and Technology" in the print edition. Conference brings together family historians, technophiles. 



M. Scott Simpkins by Sue Maxwell
Convergence Brings New Technological Uses Gadgets, Internet are boon to genealogists. Discussion include the Wiki, Digitization and the FamilyTree.
Elder Scott by R. Scott Lloyd
Blessing Invoked Upon Family History Consultants Apostle leads discussion of wide-ranging questions. Some of those questions include the state of PAF software and the continuation of Family History Centers around the world.