Conventions

VCF West exhibit registration deadline

There is still time to sign up for an exhibit booth at Vintage Computer Festival West XII. The deadline is noon ET on Monday, July 17. Take your favorite vintage computer, software, or homebrew project out of the basement and bring it to VCF West to show off to the

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KansasFest’s Got Talent

July 7, 2017 KansasFest

Imagine a stage! With an enthusiastic audience! Talented acts performing! And judges giving the performances a thumbs up or down!

No, this is not that popular summer television event. It is the annual KansasFest tradition, now nearly twenty years old, of encouraging programmers who have a vision of something cool, amazing,

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Beneath KansasFest: Door Signs from 2016

July 1, 2017 KansasFest

KansasFest is more than scheduled sessions. Hallway discussions, late-night hacking, and crazy contests are all normal. One of the traditions is a door sign contest. These aren’t “normal” door signs; KansasFest door signs are often interactive, exhibit unique memorabilia, and involve extensive planning. Besides showing off your creativity, resourcefulness, and

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Special offers for KansasFest 2017

June 25, 2017 KansasFest

KansasFest is a great opportunity to meet some of the vendors who support our community.  You’re able to ask questions, get help, and sometimes get special deals.  Here are some of the KansasFest-only special offers:

Chris Torrence will have copies of Roger Wagner’s Assembly Lines: The Complete Book for the special price …

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Call for Sessions

May 9, 2017 KansasFest

While the evenings and nights of KansasFest are renowned for their spontaneity, the mornings and afternoons are reserved for sessions spanning a variety of uses, extensions, and applications of the Apple II family. Just as varied as these sessions are the good people who volunteer to present them. If you