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Remembering Bob Bishop

Remembering Bob Bishop

Bob Bishop, co-founder of Apple’s R&D lab and the keynote speaker at KansasFest 2011, passed away recently.  You may learn more about his legacy through the Apple ][ History website or a recording of the keynote. In Bishop’s obituary, his colleague and friend Mr. Wozniak shared that “[Bob’s passing] indeed is VERY sad for me. …

Behind the scenes at Open Apple

Behind the scenes at Open Apple

Open Apple, the Apple II community’s only co-hosted podcast, is the product of endless hours slaving over a mixing board and audio editing software. Watch and learn what goes into recording an episode of the show. What would an episode sound like without this extensive post-production process? Come hear the bloopers that should’ve been left …

Know Your Meme, or the Return of the King

Know Your Meme, or the Return of the King

For your amusement, Ken Gagne entertains with some of the latest Internet memes, demonstrating and tying together variations on three different cat themes: Keyboard Cat, Nyan Cat, and Debbie from eHarmony. Guaranteed to bring out the laughs. Recorded on 7/23/2011 by Ken Gagne and made available by KansasFest, Inc., under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC …

Bob Bishop’s keynote speech

Bob Bishop’s keynote speech

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 …

The Bleeding Edge of Web Technology

The Bleeding Edge of Web Technology

Let’s take a look at the cutting edge of what the Web can do. It’s not just about LOLcats and static news anymore. Eric Shepherd demonstrates how to create dynamic web applications using the latest technologies, including WebSockets. And, for the non-programmers, a few fun demos of what the web can do that you might …

Sweet16 v2.3 unveiling

Sweet16 v2.3 unveiling

Eric Shepherd of SheppyWare debuts and demonstrates v2.3 of Sweet16, the premiere Apple IIgs emulator for Mac OS X. Download Sweet16 from http://www.sheppyware.net/software-mac/sweet16/ Recorded on July 21, 2011, by Ken Gagne and made available by KansasFest, Inc., under an Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) Creative Commons license. https://media.blubrry.com/kfest/p/media.blubrry.com/kfestvid/p/www.kansasfest.org/wp-content/uploads/video/2011-sheppy-sweet16.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download …

A Tour of An Apple II Built In Minecraft

A Tour of An Apple II Built In Minecraft

A tour of a scale model of an Apple II Plus, built in the game Minecraft, by Steve Weyhrich. Find the videos used in this presentation on YouTube. Recorded July 21, 2011, by Ken Gagne and made available by KansasFest, Inc., under an Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) Creative Commons license. https://media.blubrry.com/kfest/p/media.blubrry.com/kfestvid/p/www.kansasfest.org/wp-content/uploads/video/2011-weyhrich-minecraft.mp4Podcast: Play in …