cut above the rest...
Loud music, flashing
light, a really cool atmosphere - not your average
computer conference! But then K-Net isn't your
average computer centre.
technology conference was held in Johannesburg, Cape
Town and Durban in June, and was a brilliant
The day was packed
with exciting demo's and talks. Windows '95 was even
demonstrated and some lucky kidz got to try it out.
Did you know that Windows '95 has more parts in it
than a huge Boeing passenger aeroplane, or that
Microsoft are spending about a billion dollars just
on testing the software! Other cool Microsoft
products were shown like Ancient Lands, Cinemania
After this we were
taken on a ride all around the earth on the Internet
- visiting the USA, Holland, Germany, Australia,
even hopping over to Japan - all with the click of a
mouse. We learnt how to use email - and found out
that there are about 40 million users at the moment,
with more joining every minute! Not only were we
shown programs and how to use them, but we also
learnt how to program a calculator in 10 minutes
using Visual Basic.
Silas and some of the
other K-Net presenters showed us the projects they
had made on PowerPoint and just how easy it was to
demonstrations were really cool, but my personal
favourite was the one on Apple computers. We were
shown a demo video that was created in less than 2
hours, and one was even made in front of us - that
was really amazing!
Technology Conference was the computing event of the