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The People of KansasFest

The People of KansasFest

Who goes to KansasFest?  A series of short interviews published on Computerworld from Ken Gagne tries to answer this question.  Through these videos, you’ll meet some diverse and interesting guys and gals who attended KansasFest 2013. When you’re done with those, enjoy three bonus interviews. Thank you to Ken for planning, recording, and publishing all …

Expanding the coverage of HackFest

Expanding the coverage of HackFest

At the tenth annual KansasFest, Eric Shepherd had an idea: to challenge attendees to push the Apple II with a programming competition. Limitations breed creativity, so programmers would be required to write their programs start-to-finish within the time of KansasFest. How cool a program could be produced in just a few days? Thus was born …

Spreading the word in NYC & Denver

Spreading the word in NYC & Denver

Many KansasFest attendees are, unsurprisingly, IT professionals: they make their livings as educators, sysadmins, tech writers, and software engineers. Their passion for the Apple II often inspires their professional work and vice versa, especially when it comes to evangelizing how they spent their summer vacation. Ivan Drucker, a three-time KansasFest attendee and former Apple employee, …

Replica 1 workshop gallery at Computerworld

Replica 1 workshop gallery at Computerworld

As Vince Briel conducted his Replica 1 workshop on the last full day of KansasFest 2009, Ken Gagne, one of six students in the class, had his progress documented in photography. The result is an image gallery at Computerworld.com showing many of the steps (and obstacles) involved in assembling a working Apple-1 clone. It’s great …