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A Surprised Genealogist in Mathmagic Land

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

It has been a while since I mixed mathematics and genealogy. It feels like time to do that again. Genealogy is all about information. We gather information and use it to figure out information about ancestors and relatives. There is a branch of engineering and mathematics that is actually called information theory. It describes many […]

Just One Record

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Last week I was at Rootstech helping people with their Swedish ancestry. I may have called this kind of thing genealogical speed dating before. If I haven’t, I will now. It goes fast and it can be a lot of fun. Sometime there just isn’t enough time to find records or to think things through. […]