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Latest Articles from Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
29 Jul 2014 03:50
Have you ever copied some text from a web page or a document and then wanted to paste it as simple text into another application without getting all the formatting from the original source? It can be a problem. Simple copying-and-pasting of formatted text often inserts extra “garbage characters” into the output. In fact, there […]
29 Jul 2014 03:16
The following is an announcement from “the WikiChicks,” Eowyn Langholf, Tami Osmer Glatz and Gena Philibert-Ortega: The WikiChicks Genealogy News Network (WikiChicks GNN), an engaging genealogical news service, has officially launched. “WikiChicks GNN is a new way for genealogists to stay informed of current industry news and relevant stories. By using social media tools we […]
28 Jul 2014 15:24
The skeletons of almost 400 men, women and children from between the 15th and the 18th century, whose remains were unearthed in a cemetery five years ago, have been brought back to life thanks to digital faces created by forensic artists. By examining the remains, experts from the University of Dundee have revealed how the […]
28 Jul 2014 06:30
To all Plus Edition subscribers: The EOGN Plus Edition newsletter was sent to you a few hours ago. If your email provider blocked it, don’t forget that the latest Plus Edition newsletter is ALWAYS available at: http://www.eogn.com/wp/thisweek.htm. Your email provider cannot block that address so the newsletter is always available to you. Here are the […]
27 Jul 2014 23:00
The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman. Genealogists love old books. Many of us would love to scan some of these books for our own use or to make them available to others when copyright laws allow. Scanned books can easily be distributed on CD-ROM disks or via […]
27 Jul 2014 19:02
I recently received a message from a newsletter reader that disturbed me a bit. He wrote, “I have been doing genealogy research for 10-15 years but only through the Internet.” He then went on to describe some of the frustrations he has encountered trying to find information. In short, he was disappointed at how little […]
27 Jul 2014 15:21
The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman. Two days ago, I published a Plus Edition article entitled (+) OCR Explained at http://eogn.com/wp/?p=31639. In the article, I described several products that will convert images of text into machine-readable text documents, auch as .DOC files or .TXT files or something […]
26 Jul 2014 23:51
According to an article in The Daily Mail, Philadelphia experimenter W W McFarlane invented a mobile telephone in 1920 that required three pieces of stove pipe stuck to a board as an aerial. It reportedly worked over a range of up to 500 yards. I find it interesting that the person talking on the “telephone” […]
26 Jul 2014 15:55
The PBS Series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. will return Tuesday, September 23 for its second season. The 10-part series explores the heritages and ancestries of 30 of today’s leading entertainers, athletes, chefs, and media personalities, including Ben Affleck, Jessica Alba, Khandi Alexander, Tom Colicchio, Tina Fey, Sally Field, Derek Jeter, Stephen […]
26 Jul 2014 01:39
The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman. Do you have a document or even a full-length book that you would like to enter into a computer’s database or word processor? You could re-type the entire thing. If your typing ability is as bad as mine, that will be […]