08 July 2010

What I Do

Thomas MacEntee of Geneabloggers has created a new genealogy meme, intended to allow genealogists to share which technological tools we use for our research. I think this'll be a pretty neat meme and I'd love to see everyone else's lists.  Here's mine:
  • Hardware: 2008 MacBook, 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Due, 2 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • External storage: 2, 8G Flash Drives; 1, 2G Flash Drive holding all of my digital genealogy files
  • Online storage: Flickr
  • Backup: Backupify
  • Firewall: n/a
  • Virus protection: n/a (I hang my hopes on having a mac)
  • Spyware: n/a (ditto)
  • File cleaner: n/a
  • Printer: Kodak ESP5 All in One
  • Phone: basic Samsung slider type
  • Mobile media: iPod nano
  • Music player: iPod; iTunes
  • Car audio: 6 Disc CD w/ AV adaptor
  • eBook Reader: Kindle 2US
  • Browser: Safari 5.0
  • Blog: Blogger
  • RSSreader: Google; burner: Feedburner
  • FTP: FileZilla 
  • Text editor: Word, TextEdit, AppleWorks, Stickies
  • Graphics: iPhoto, Gimp
  • Screen capture: Keyboard shortcut: Command-Shift-3
  • Social media: Twitter; Facebook
  • Social bookmarking: Diigo
  • Social profile: n/a
  • URL shortener: tiny.url
  • Office suite: 2004
  • E-mail: yahoo; gmail
  • Calendar: n/a
  • Accounting: n/a
  • PDF generator: File/Print/PDF
  • Genealogy database: Reunion 9.0b
  • Genealogy tools: Blurb.com (bookmaker), Google Maps
  • Other tech stuff
    • Scanner: Cannon CanoSan 5600F
    • Voice Recorder: Sony Digital Voice Recorder
    • Camera: Nikon D40x; Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5

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