Recalling 1997

Posted Wed, Sep. 28th 2016 in News

What happened in 1997?

Pat Kern has shared photos, another “Year Book”, and six slideshowsDavid Kerwood’s keynote address and report are also available.  The difficult changes with the GEnie and Delphi online services were popular topics.

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Recalling 1996

Posted Wed, Sep. 14th 2016 in News

What happened in 1996?

Pat Kern has shared photos, a wonderful “Year Book”, and four slideshows.  The photos and slideshows have been available for awhile, but the “Year Book” has only recently been discovered and shared.

The text of Gary Utter’s keynote speech is also available.

KansasFest 1996 logo

Recalling 1995

Posted Wed, Sep. 7th 2016 in News

What happened in 1995?

Pat Kern has shared photos and a wonderful “Year Book”. The “Year Book” includes great stories, biographies, and pictures.  This year was known as “DIY KFest” since 1995 was the first event without a corporate organizer.  Also, this was the first year with event t-shirts.

Steve Disbrow of EGO Systems produced a nice video featuring Roger Wagner’s keynote speech.

Pat also created a slideshow:


KFest Kart

Posted Wed, Aug. 17th 2016 in News

Did you see our new cart?  James Littlejohn turned a broken golf cart into the “KFest Kart of Awesomeness”.  Many folks, especially attendees with mobility challenges, enjoyed rides to the cafeteria and elsewhere around campus.

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Week of the KFest

Posted Wed, Aug. 3rd 2016 in News

The talented Dr. Weyhrich brings us another music video.  How many computers, new or old, inspire songs?

Group Photo

Posted Fri, Jul. 29th 2016 in News

Here’s our 2016 group photograph.  Please thank our photographer, Loren.

See past group photos here.

Coverage at Cult of Mac

Posted Wed, Jul. 27th 2016 in News

David Pierini with Cult of Mac has published a nice series of articles about KansasFest:

David’s coverage and perspective is worth reading whether you’re a longtime or aspiring attendee.

HackFest 2016

Posted Tue, Jul. 26th 2016 in News

We had four excellent HackFest entries.  I’ll let the videos speak for themselves.  You may also download disk images and source code.

Please thank our judges, Quinn, Martin, and Kate, for their work to make this all possible.