In his other life, Morse is a computer professional with a doctorate degree in electrical engineering. He has held various research, development, and teaching positions, authored numerous technical papers, written four textbooks, and holds four patents. He is best known as the architect of the Intel 8086 (the granddaddy of today's Pentium processor), which sparked the PC revolution 30 years ago.
SA008 Saturday June 6, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
From DNA to Genetic Genealogy: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
An introduction to genetic genealogy, covering such basic topics as genes, chromosomes and DNA, and showing how these can be used for genealogical purposes.
SA025 Saturday June 6, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Case Study: Genealogy of Renee Kaufman
This lecture presents a case study using One-Step Webpages as well as other websites to develop a family history. It illustrates how, with a minimal amount of initial information, an entire genealogy can be obtained. It also shows how to obtain records in spite of name misspellings, and how to avoid accepting wrong information.
SU024 Sunday June 7, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
The Julian Calendar and Its Importance to Genealogists
An overview of the Julian calendar, showing its relationship to the Gregorian calendar and some not-so-obvious implications to genealogists of the conversion between the two.