Google Search... And Beyond
With the launch of historical-data.org Web markup, Google’s search tools are now even more powerful for genealogists. This presentation explores new ways Google can be used to find ancestors and their stories. It will also explore how new Google+ features can assist in ancestral search.
David Barney loves computers and loves genealogy! He has over 10 years experience writing software and is currently a software engineer at Google. His experience includes undergraduate research at BYU to improve genealogical search, writing software for FamilySearch.org, and as a Family History Center Director in Southern California. He is involved in local genealogical societies and his own personal family history research. At Google, David spends his 20% time on improving Google’s tools for genealogical use.
David earned his B.S. in computer science from BYU and an MBA from the Marriott School of Business.
Robert received his Ph.D. in Physics from Stanford University and has been writing commercial software for over 25 years. He has received awards for his software products and has co-authored over 10 patents. Robert is currently a staff software engineer and manager at Google, working in his 20% time on improving Google’s tools for genealogical use.