Brian Bradford is a senior software engineer at Ancestry.com. He joined the company in 2005 and has enjoyed moving around inside the company to work on a variety of projects and technologies throughout the years. He enjoys finding creative ways to solve difficult engineering problems. He likes reading, softball, card games, watching a good sci-fi flick, and most of all spending time with his beautiful wife and children.
My great-granddad, Vet Bradford, was the foreman in charge of digging a tunnel through a mountain in the 1950s. There was a stream of water on one side of the mountain, and a really thirsty town on the other. To speed things up, he had two crews digging on each side, with a plan to… Read more