The Family History AI Show

The Family History AI Show

EP1: AI in Genealogy: ChatGPT 4o, Google Gemini, and New Tools from FamilySearch

June 02, 2024

Welcome to the first episode of The Family History AI Show!

This week, Mark and Steve dive into the latest developments in AI and how they are transforming the world of genealogy. From the new tools announced recently by OpenAI and Google to big stories from the National Genealogical Society conference, this episode is packed with insights and tips for leveraging AI in your family history research.


00:00 – Intro

2:00 – AI In the News

2:20 – OpenAI announces ChatGPT 4o

9:05 – Google Gemini gets smarter with bigger prompts

13:25 – Family Search offers full-text search to more records

18:16 – National Genealogical Society Conference Update

23:30 – AI Tip – Use AI for things that you are already good at

30:25 – Rapid Fire Topics

30:30 – Microsoft announce “Co-Pilot + PC” and “Recall”

38:05 – Rumor: Apple’s Siri will be improved with ChatGPT

41:25 – Upcoming workshops, events and announcements

The National Genealogical Society AI Toolbox Series

The Ontario Genealogical Society Annual Conference

AI Genealogy Seminars: From Basics to Breakthroughs