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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!…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Share With Confidence

At Permanent, we believe that sharing doesn’t have to mean oversharing. We know you want your friends and family to partake in your favorite memories but don’t want to lose…
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Do More With Your Family Tree

Preserve the hard work you’ve already invested into FamilySearch in a Permanent Archive. Permanent is working with FamilySearch to seamlessly integrate your Family Tree. Connect your FamilySearch account to create…
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Digital Preservation and the Future of Identity

This is a guest post by David Emelianov, a software developer and product manager based in Seattle. He is currently working as a front-end web developer at Microsoft and has previously…

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