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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
Find out more about me here.
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Category Archives: ds106radio
This is the second #vinylcast in one week, so I must be getting into a groove these days—which is always nice. This one takes me back to the… Continue reading
Kind of fitting that this particular album was my 50th vinylcast on ds106radio because it is represents a bit of a landmark for me. I bought it in… Continue reading
Got back on the #ds106radio train this morning with a vinylcast of Sinéad O’Connor‘s 1990 album I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got, it ages well. I… Continue reading
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
I woke up at 3 AM this morning and had no hopes of returning to bed, and so I jumped on ds106radio for a 3 hour and 15… Continue reading
Another day, another #vinylcast on bavaradio! It’s been a good week for me on #ds106radio with 3 #vinylcasts and a few impromptu broadcasts spurred on by the fact… Continue reading
With this #vinylcast I started to feel a bit more in #ds106radio shape. It helps that you have an album as amazing as Kate Bush‘s Hounds of Love… Continue reading
Another #vinylcast on #ds106radio, making it two days in a row. This one was in honor of the fact we have gone into a 3 week lockdown, which… Continue reading
I had fun doing a Sunday afternoon synthwave #vinylcast featuring Desire‘s Under Your Spell EP, which re-publishes songs from their 2009 album this transparent 2015 vinyl distributed by… Continue reading