Sunday, January 13, 2013

Speaker Profile–The Ancestry Insider

Saturday, 11 May, 8:00 a.m.
S408, "Do It Yourself Photo Restoration"
Learn the basics of scanning and photo restoration using free software, This lecture is for all audience levels.

The Ancestry Insider says : "Preparations have been so fun, I’ve spent all my free time working on it. In "Do It Yourself Photo Restoration," I teach how to use a free and simple program, Paint.NET, to do basic photo restoration. I’m having a hard time tearing myself away to write articles, do genealogy, and work on extra-curricular professional activities."

The Ancestry Insider writes a readers' choice news and resources blog, honored by Family Tree Magazine as part of their “40 Best Genealogy Blogs” and “101 Best Web Sites,” and as one of the “25 Most Popular Genealogy Blogs” by ProGenealogists. A genealogical technologist, the Insider has a post-graduate technology degree and holds a dozen technology patents in the United States and abroad. He has done genealogy since 1972 and has worked in the computer industry since 1978. He was Time Magazine Person of the Year in both 1966 and 2006. Conference attendees are among the few nationwide to learn his secret identity. And he really is descended from an Indian princess.

Visit his blog at


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