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Mike Harvey

Remembering Mike Harvey

Mike Harvey, the KansasFest 2016 keynote speaker, entrepreneur, technologist, and much-loved founder and publisher of Nibble magazine, passed away in late 2019. Cult of Mac and Call-A.P.P.L.E. share his accomplishments, career, and impacts.

Beneath KansasFest: Door Signs from 2016

Beneath KansasFest: Door Signs from 2016

KansasFest is more than scheduled sessions. Hallway discussions, late-night hacking, and crazy contests are all normal. One of the traditions is a door sign contest. These aren’t “normal” door signs; KansasFest door signs are often interactive, exhibit unique memorabilia, and involve extensive planning. Besides showing off your creativity, resourcefulness, and interests, the best signs win …

KFest Kart

KFest Kart

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.

Coverage at Cult of Mac

Coverage at Cult of Mac

David Pierini with Cult of Mac has published a nice series of articles about KansasFest: Apple II fans find themselves in hog heaven at KansasFest This guy makes badly aged Apple computers sparkle again KansasFest solder session proves there’s fun in melting metal KansasFest is a second-chance childhood for one programmer KansasFest: Final notes from …

HackFest 2016

HackFest 2016

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.