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Bob Bishop to keynote KansasFest 2011

KANSAS CITY, MO — December 17, 2010 — Bob Bishop, co-founder of Apple’s R&D lab, will be the keynote speaker at KansasFest 2011. Bob is part of the early history of the Apple computer and has developed numerous commercial software titles, worked side-by-side with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, written a book on assembly language programming, […]

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Saving Captain Crunch

Iconic phreaker John “Captain Crunch” Draper needs an emergency laminectomy to repair damage that has left his hands and arms in painful, near-paralysis. Without surgical intervention, the nerves will deteriorate and the paralysis may become permanent. Unfortunately, the expense of the surgery is beyond John’s immediate means. He needs help covering the costs of the […]

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1 MHz and the Retro Computing Roundtable offer new podcast episodes

Vintage computer historian David Greelish hosts a new podcast called the Retro Computing Roundtable (iTunes). His first guests included other retro computer hobbyists Bill Degnan, Earl Evans and Carrington Vanston. The discussion includes Apple related history, as well as ENIAC, the Xerox Alto, and more. David founded the Historical Computer Society and produced an early […]

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New Juiced.GS bundles and more

There are several new items in the Juiced.GS online store: the Friends For Life CD with scans of volumes 1–6 as well as tons of shareware and freeware programs for the Apple II; discounted bundles containing volumes 7–14 in hardcopy, both with and without Friends For Life; a PDF reprinting Antoine Vignau‘s three-part series about […]