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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.
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Category Archives: Domains21
A Domains21 Two for CUNY Tuesday: Manifold & OER as Open Infrastructure
This pairing is not only because I forgot to post an OERxDomains21 session yesterday, but also because I think Domains21 was secretly the CUNY IT conference I wanted to attend. I went back to the well of awesome that is … Continue reading
Domains21: Using WordPress Multisite During a Pandemic
Keeping the OERxDomains21 post parade going, here is a good Friday panel on one of my favorite platforms, WordPress Multisite! This discussion featuring Laurie Miles (UNC Asheville), Shanon Hauser (UMW) and Colin Madland (TWU) focuses on how various campuses experienced … Continue reading
Domains21: Hope on the Airwaves – the #ds106radio Sunday Special
More OERxDomains21 goodness, and this time with an extra shot of ds106radio awesome. To quote a blog post titled “Hope on the Airwaves:#ds106radio Sunday Special” by Maren Deepwell from more than a year ago at the height of the pandemic: … Continue reading
Domains21: Outside Their Domain
And let’s not forget the subtitle “Introducing German Higher Ed to Domain of One’s Own.” YEAH! In their OERxDomains21 presentation Christian Friedrich and Katharina Schulz discussed their work to introduce the idea of a “Domain of One’s Own” to faculty … Continue reading
Domains21: Jelastic – a Look at the Technology Behind Reclaim Cloud
Keeping up with my OERxDomains21 syndication series, here is a another great session featuring Jelastic founder and CEO Ruslan Synytsky whochats with Tim Owens about all things Cloud. In the Summer of 2020 Reclaim Hosting rolled out Reclaim Cloud -a next-generation hosting … Continue reading
Reclaim Today Episode 30: OERxDomains21’s Headless TV Guide
For episode 30 of Reclaim Today Lauren, Tim, and I sat down with Tom Woodward and Michael Branson Smith to talk about the development of the headless WordPress conference website OERxDomains21 Guide. It was a fun one! In this episode … Continue reading
Domains21: Michigan State University Enmeshed in the Cloud
I’ll be posting sessions from Domains 21 over the next several weeks as a way to keep OERxDomains21 as close to my blog heart as possible, you’ve been warmed and warned! 🙂 In this session Kathleen Fitzpatrick and Scott Schopieray … Continue reading
Domains21: OpenLab – Open Infrastructure in Action at CUNY
I’ll be posting sessions from Domains 21 over the next several weeks as a way to keep OERxDomains21 as close to my blog heart as possible, you’ve been warmed! This OERxDomains21 session discusses how New York City Technical College (City … Continue reading
Design and Development Notes on the OERxDomains Guide
I want to see if I can organize a Reclaim Today session wherein Tim, Lauren and I sit down with Michael Branson Smith and Tom Woodward to talk about the OERxDomains21 site. I figure the sooner we can capture some … Continue reading
OERxDomains21’s Instant Archive
I’ll be blogging A LOT about OERxDomains21 over the next couple of weeks, and there’s no better way to start than with the now entirely open and freely available archive of all the presentations that lives at https://oerxdomains21.org. In fact, … Continue reading