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Recalling 1995

Recalling 1995

What happened in 1995? Pat Kern has shared photos and a wonderful “Year Book”. The “Year Book” includes great stories, biographies, and pictures.  This year was known as “DIY KFest” since 1995 was the first event without a corporate organizer.  Also, this was the first year with event t-shirts. Steve Disbrow of EGO Systems produced …

KansasFest 1995

KansasFest 1995

This montage of highlights from KansasFest 1995 is a tour de force of one of the earliest conventions to celebrate the Apple II personal computer. Features include the keynote address by Roger Wagner; the party game Bite the Bag; the roast of Steve Disbrow; sessions by Tony Diaz and Mike Westerfield; and a cavalcade of …

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 …

Weishaar interviews Wozniak

Weishaar interviews Wozniak

At KansasFest 1992, Tom Weishaar presented this prerecorded interview he conducted with Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc. and inventor of the Apple II. This recording, digitized by Antoine Vignau, was originally distributed by Resource Central (catalog product number AT2-31) and has been generously reclassified under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License. A video …

Old Timers: Apple II Magazines

Old Timers: Apple II Magazines

Join Paul Statt, Tom Weishaar, Steve Disbrow, Jim Merritt, and others at KansasFest 1992 as they discuss the origin of and challenges faced by Apple II print publications. From the session schedule: As part of our 15th Anniversary celebration, this session will reminisce in the general area of Apple II publications. Come and ask questions …

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. …