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Podcast coverage of KansasFest 2012

Podcast coverage of KansasFest 2012

As usual, KansasFest made and continue to makes headlines throughout the retrocomputing world. Many podcasts have focused on the convention throughout the last month, featuring interviews and reflections from the world’s premier Apple II event. The Retro Computing Roundtable (iTunes) was first on the air with their show #30, recorded live at KansasFest — at …

KansasFest 2011 on the air

KansasFest 2011 on the air

KansasFest is a few weeks behind us now, and the Apple II community is still absorbing all the amazing experiences, products, and announcements that came out of the event. One way in which that information is being digested and disseminated is through podcasts, several of which have focused on the convention. The first to air …

Retrobits and RetroMacCast podcast coverage

Retrobits and RetroMacCast podcast coverage

This past Tuesday saw the publication of episode 136 of the Retrobits podcast, in which host Earl Evans speaks with KansasFest attendee Ivan Drucker about KansasFest 2010. The interview, which runs 3:41 – 30:25 of the 32-minute podcast, talks about Mark Simonsen’s keynote speech, the annual HackFest programming competition, the discussion panel on Apple’s growing …

It’s gotta be KansasFest!

It’s gotta be KansasFest!

[Note: this blog post was originally published on RetroMacCast by Robert Kenyon and is reposted here with his permission.] Earlier this month, I started firing up my Apple IIGS as a little diversion. It was nice to see that it booted first time and was nicely silent and fast thanks to my CFFA (Compact Flash …

Retrobits, A2Unplugged, and RetroMacCast podcasts

Retrobits, A2Unplugged, and RetroMacCast podcasts

During this year’s KansasFest, Earl Evans of the Retrobits podcast interviewed KansasFest attendee Ken Gagne about the event (iTunes). The episode, published this week, was recorded last Thursday, halfway through KansasFest 2009. Among the general info about the conference’s history and traditions is a look at this year’s sessions, attendees, and keynote speaker. Also recorded …

KansasFest & Juiced.GS bundle

KansasFest & Juiced.GS bundle

The KansasFest Early Bird registration rate expired on June 1st, but for those who have not yet signed up to attend this event, there’s still an incentive: Anyone who registers before July 14th at the currently advertised rates gets a free 2009 subscription to Juiced.GS, the last remaining Apple II publication still in print. Such …