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Generations from now, they won't call it the Internet anymore. They'll just say, "I logged on to the Jim Groom this morning.
Everything Jim Groom touches is gold. He's like King Midas, but with the Internet.
My understanding is that an essential requirement of the internet is to do whatever Jim Groom asks of you while you're online.
-James D. Calder
@jimgroom is the Billy Martin of edtech.
My 3yr old son is VERY intrigued by @jimgroom's avatar. "Is he a superhero?" "Well, yes, son, to many he is."
Jim Groom is a fiery man.
-Antonella Dalla Torre
“Reverend” Jim “The Bava” Groom, alias “Snake Pliskin” is a charlatan and a fraud, a self-confessed “used car salesman” clawing his way into the glamour of the education technology keynote circuit via the efforts of his oppressed minions at the University of Mary Washington’s DTLT and beyond. The monster behind educational time-sink ds106 and still recovering from his bid for hipster stardom with “Edupunk”, Jim spends his days using his dwindling credibility to sell cheap webhosting to gullible undergraduates and getting banned from YouTube for gross piracy.
I am Jim Groom
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Category Archives: audio
Between the Chapters: A #Podcast Book Club for the 25 @YearsEd of #EdTech – about the "book club" & audiobook project I'm working on with @edtechfactotum based on @mweller 's open book: https://t.co/NW8jrOcNhv pic.twitter.com/a9FR9gr4XL — Laura Pasquini, PhD (@laurapasquini) November … Continue reading
Or it might also be found more easily under the title “uninstalling usb-driver.com demo driver,” but either way I hope someone else who has this issue avoids wasting as much time as I did on it. 25 minutes of me … Continue reading
Spinning some tunes and testing some shortcut keys on #ds106radio to nail down my workflow, I mean its only been like 10 years doing this…https://t.co/DQNyRE6sLp Also, getting the tubes warmed up for a chock full Sunday of specials — Jim … Continue reading
Azuracast and You It’s been an absolute joy to watch Scott Lockman (a.k.a Scottlo) imagine, evolve, and build out Strawboss Radio. In short, Scottlo has been building a radio station that features the immense audio riches of the Internet Archive. … Continue reading
I was playing with cross-casting between Reclaim Radio and ds106radio yesterday, it was as easy as adding a second broadcaster to my current Audio Hijack setup. I played a string of tunes from 1995. I am listing them below, and … Continue reading
Earlier this week I started a new radio show titled “Algorythmic Radio” on ds106radio. I plan on doing one or two shows a week until I get tired of it. I have no real reason beyond the fact that I … Continue reading
This past Sunday I was honored to be a guest on the very last episode of Mariana Funes and John Johnston‘s podcast the ds106 Goodspell. They have been talking in detail about 106 bullet points of ds106 that Mariana posted back … Continue reading
In an ongoing effort to chronicle all the OER16 goodness, I wanted to point to this 20 minute conversation I had with Ammie Scott and John Johnston for Radio Edutalk. I just re-listened to the audio because it had been almost … Continue reading
Almost two weeks ago we discussed Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith at length. I’ve been to crazy to post the discussions here, so let me fix that now and I will come back and blog about the book … Continue reading
This past Tuesday night, section 1 of ds106 here at UMW (i.e. my section! 🙂 ) aired three group radio shows on ds106radio. As with the Spring 2011 semester, the shows were amazingly produced given how little experience the students have … Continue reading