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KansasFest 2009 Keynote with Jason Scott

KansasFest 2009 Keynote with Jason Scott

Jason Scott — digital archivist, proprietor of textfiles.com, and producer of the BBS and Get Lamp documentaries — delivered this keynote speech at KansasFest 2009 on July 21. This 20th annual Apple II convention was attended by retrocomputing enthusiasts from across North America, celebrating their favorite creation of Steve Wozniak. Recorded on 7/21/2009 by Sean …

GET LAMP: The PAX cut

GET LAMP: The PAX cut

Before there was the first-person shooter, there was the second-person thinker. Come watch a one-hour cut of Jason Scott?s two-DVD documentary, GET LAMP, that covers the history, impact, programmers, and gamers of text adventures and interactive fiction.

Arkanoid door sign wins Welcome to Macintosh DVD

Arkanoid door sign wins Welcome to Macintosh DVD

Each year, KansasFest encourages its attendees to compete in a number of silly contests. One of those contests is the Door Sign contest, in which entrants decorate the door of their dorm room. This year’s winner was Mark Frischknecht, who created a Breakout-theme design, which was adapted to film by KansasFest organizer Tony Diaz, with …

Jason Scott to keynote KansasFest 2009

Jason Scott to keynote KansasFest 2009

KANSAS CITY, MO — December 18, 2008 — Technology historian and documentarian Jason Scott will be the keynote speaker at KansasFest 2009, the world’s only Apple II computer convention. Scott, whose documentary about dial-up bulletin board systems was presented at KansasFest 2007, brings with him a comprehensive insight into the Apple II and its role …