WAGS Computer Interest Group Forum
If you would like an answer to a burning question on any topic of interest discussed at any of the Computer Interest Group Meetings, perhaps on an aspect of Computers and Genealogy, a Genealogy software program, or particular website that we have visited, post your question on the WAGS CIG Forum. One of our members will answer as soon as possible.
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Recent Meetings - demos and workshops
Bytes & Bobs, Scams & Spams were discussed as was the migration of obsolete formats. The debate about naming digital pictures as well as best practice for housing photographic prints continued.
[Presentations can be viewed in the Computer Group Members Only Area. Login into the WAGS website to access this MOA area]
CSIG April 2017 meeting notes
The meeting opened with the Group's AGM and the election of the Convenors and Committee for 2017/18. Websites of interest and spams and scams were revealed. Ian and Julie gave presentations about naming and organising family photographs and Gwyn introduced us to Webinars.
[Presentations can be viewed in the Computer Group Members Only Area. Login into the WAGS website to access the Computer SIG area]
CSIG March 2017 meeting notes
Topics included: GEDSITE, a genealogy web site builder for GEDCOM files, ideas for family gatherings and what NOT to upload to genealogy websites.
CSIG February 2017 meeting notes
The final Computer Group meeting for 2016 was an opportunity for members to air their opinions and offer suggestions about the Group’s direction in 2017. The outcome of those discussions can be found in the meeting notes below.
CSIG December 2016 meeting notes
Topics included; Warning for iPhone 7 users, Perth Genealogy FB page, FamilySearch Probate Records for New Zealand, Internet of Things under attack, Failed Backups & Disaster Recovery, Web tools for citations format, Win10 Taskbar settings, some websites to visit (all in the notes).
CSIG October 2016 meeting notes
Various items discussed including; Ellis Island, Working with Windows, Queensland State Archives, Parish Registers, Goons on Family Search - and more -> CSIG September 2016 notes