Showing 20 results for posts created by: Robert Friedman

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Storage Grants for Historically Marginalized Narratives

Our Byte for Byte program provides archival storage grants to nonprofit and community-led organizations that advance diversity, equity and inclusion in cultural heritage, preservation and history. Today we are excited…
September 22, 2022
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Enhancing Family Photos with Metadata

The Family History Metadata Working Group (FHMWG), Savemetadata.org, is a collaboration between leaders in the family history software industry. We are working together to improve the process of preserving critical…
August 29, 2022
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Guiding Our Members to Achieve Their Goals

We’re taking a moment to shine a spotlight on Kaitlyn Jarnagin, our Member Success Manager. This post is co-written by Robert Friedman, our Executive Director and Kaitlyn.…
July 26, 2022
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Announcing the Beta Release of Our Mobile Apps for iOS and Android

Permanent is excited to announce that our new and improved mobile apps for iOS and Android are available as beta releases starting today!…
July 21, 2021
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From Permanent.org to the Internet Archive in Just One Click

At Permanent, we enjoy making it easy for you to share your archives.  Sometimes that sharing is private.  It might mean making sure everybody in your family can enjoy the…
April 9, 2021
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Upgrades to Uploads

Over the past few months the Permanent engineering team has been hard at work making fundamental improvements to the way people upload data to their archives.  A lot of these changes work behind…
April 2, 2021
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Why we’ve chosen to suspend our Facebook integration.

The Permanent team has been working on finding a way to allow our users to import their Facebook photos and videos since even before I joined the team three years…
April 2, 2021
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The Oral Tradition is Permanent

This is a guest post by Zack Ellis, founder & CEO of TheirStory announcing an exciting new partnership with the Permanent Legacy Foundation. I am thrilled to announce a truly…
March 11, 2021
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When Disaster Strikes Part 3: Preparing Your Family Treasures for the Worst

In part 1 and part 2 of this miniseries, we’ve run through the emotional logistics needed in order to prepare our mindset for handling a disaster, it’s time for us…
February 18, 2021
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When Disaster Strikes Part 2: Navigating Grief and Data Loss

In Part 1 of the When Disaster Strikes miniseries, I opened with a personal account of what my family experienced during the recent West Coast fires. While (thankfully) everything turned…
February 18, 2021
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When Disaster Strikes Part 1: The Importance of Preparation

We’ve all seen it. The shocking images of debris in the background while an exhausted human with a thousand-yard stare gestures to where their house used to be. It’s easy…
February 17, 2021
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Welcome Cecilia Krum, Our New Director of Engineering

This is a co-authored piece by Robert Friedman, Executive Director, and Cecilia Krum, the new Director of Engineering at Permanent. She will be responsible for the technical requirements that ensure…
November 20, 2020
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FamilyHistory with Permanent.org Part 1 of 4: Organizing the Archivist Way

Tia Stenson is a guest blogger for Permanent. Tia is an emerging archivist and a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with a Masters in Library and Information Science,…
November 20, 2020
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Introducing Our Partnership With Open Tech Strategies

We’re excited to share that we’re working with Open Tech Strategies (OTS) on a six month co-development partnership through the end of 2020. Permanent had been searching for development partners…
August 10, 2020
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Pledge Goal Reached: Thank You for Your Support!

Today, I am honored to announce that we have reached our $100K phase 1 fundraising goal! We are grateful to the 256 people who made a pledge to our mission…
July 27, 2020
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Welcome Bryson Williams, Our New Lead Creative

This is a co-authored piece by Robert Friedman, Executive Director, and Bryson Williams, the new Lead Creative at Permanent. The Lead Creative will drive Permanent’s creative strategy for user experience,…
June 19, 2020
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The Family History Metadata Working Group (FHMWG) Announces their Formation

Permanent is pleased to be a founding member of The Family History Metadata Working Group (FHMWG), which announced its formation and launch at this year’s RootsTech conference in Salt Lake…
May 20, 2020
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Motivated by our Growing Community

As the common English saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. So we thought this was an appropriate moment to stop and smell the roses. Especially in light of recent…
April 28, 2020
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Bring your family traditions to life on a beautiful, interactive timeline.

From marriages to Christmas mornings, from summer road trips to quinceaneras, your family traditions span decades. Connect the dots in a beautiful new way and share them with your loved…
March 24, 2020
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Giving the Gift of Permanence

If you’re struggling to think of original gifts for any occasion, regift the best present: the memories you made with them. Make their favorite photos, videos, audio clips and more…
November 19, 2019

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