The start of each KansasFest’s schedule of sessions is the keynote speech, delivered by someone who has made an immeasurable impact on the development of the Apple II platform and community. While we eagerly await legendary programmer John Romero kicking off KansasFest 2012, we’re pleased to finally release the video of Bob Bishop’s 2011 keynote speech.

Bob Bishop talked for more than an hour about co-founding (with Steve Wozniak) Apple’s R&D division, programming the Apple II computers that powered the television show Tic Tac Dough, writing the book on assembly language programming, and his development of the modern programming language SiMPLE.

This video was recorded July 20, 2011, by Jason Scott.