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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 …

Apple II History redesign unveiling

Apple II History redesign unveiling

Steve Weyhrich, curator of the Apple II History Web site, unveiled at KansasFest 2010 the redesign of his site to use WordPress. Presented remotely, this presentation was captured via a combination of screencast and external microphone. Find the history site at http://apple2history.org Recorded on 7/24/2010 by Ken Gagne and made available by KansasFest, Inc., under …

A peek at KansasFest 2012 sessions

A peek at KansasFest 2012 sessions

The list of sessions for this year’s KansasFest continues to take shape. In addition to those presentations detailed in a previous post, here are several more to wet your whistle: Hear about Martin Haye’s new programming language, SHORT, entirely interactive and extremely small See Peter Neubauer’s solar-powered Apple II, complete with an off-road van to …

Video highlights from KansasFest 1995

Video highlights from KansasFest 1995

In 1995, KansasFest was only six years old. Started by Resource Central, the event had transitioned to a volunteer-run committee to continue providing Apple II users with the opportunity to meet and share their expertise and colorful personalities in a week-long celebration of the community. The highlights of that early KansasFest were captured in a …

KansasFest 1992 celebrity roast

KansasFest 1992 celebrity roast

Antoine Vignau of Brutal Deluxe Software recently unearthed a lost classic: a recording of the fourth annual A2-Central summer conference — aka KansasFest 1992. The video was originally assembled by Steve Disbrow, publisher of GS+ magazine, and opens with Tom Weishaar’s telephone interview of Steve Wozniak, commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Apple II’s release. …

Redesigned file archive

Redesigned file archive

Thank you to all who contributed their KansasFest 2009 sessions to our Web site’s archive!  We added more files this year than in several other years combined.  That, along with additional file formats for even greater accessibility to these sessions, quickly grew the KFest archive to unwieldy proportions. We are happy today to unveil a …