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Hollywood Squares at MEITAL2020

What do washed up edtech like me do now? Well, naturally I play Hollywood Squares in Zoom! To be clear, the idea was sound, and Philip Schmidt nailed the backgrounds that allowed us to seamlessly switch between lighted and unlighted … Continue reading

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WordPress and the Headless Web

The prescience of format and delivery of #pressedconf20 is timely, thank you @nlafferty and @patlockley for continuing on with the third annual @pressedconf -it means a lot to many of us #bigfan pic.twitter.com/6awf3UqI8k — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) March 26, 2020 … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Wake Forest

I’ve been traveling pretty consistently to colleges, universities, and conferences talking WordPress, WordPress Multiuser (than multisite), ds106, and Domains of One’s Own for around 13 or 14 years now. When I visited Wake Forest University soon after Domains19 last month … Continue reading

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Back in the Old Dominion

It has been quite nice to be back on the ground at a Virginia public university speaking with faculty and staff about social media. I felt back in my element, as did Dr. Oblivion. #cltfsc pic.twitter.com/bcsLolVYoa — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) … Continue reading

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Bildungs Punk at Re:publica 18

I’ve been procrastinating this post because I have so much to say about my time at the Re:publica conference in Berlin almost two weeks ago, but that never works out well.* So, where to start? I think I’ll start with … Continue reading

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Talking Cloudron at #OER18

I was part of two sessions at OER18 a couple of weeks ago. Lauren Brumfield already blogged and shared the slides of the session she authored on Digital Literacy. I say authored rather than presented because, unfortunately, she fell ill … Continue reading

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Uncanny EdTech

It’s funny how things align, just the other day Tom and I were chatting about some old presentations, particularly the Ed-Tech Survivalist’s “swamp of knowledge,” and I was thinking this is very much inline with my best memories of talking … Continue reading

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cPanel Minimalism

We recently migrated UNLV’s faculty websites to a Domain of One’s Own environment. I learned a lot during that migration which in turn helped motivate me to finally clean up the bavatuesdays multi-network site I’ve been putting off for over … Continue reading

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WordPress, Movements, and the PressED Twitter Conference

Still buzzing (and a bit bleary eyed) after #pressedconf18 last night. Can't imagine how @Pgogy & @nlafferty must feel! Really looking forward to catching up with all the sessions I missed yesterday. — Lorna M. Campbell (@LornaMCampbell) March 30, 2018 … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Open with WordPress

Instead of/ in parallel with #deletefacebook, how about #createonopenweb? Promote activities that are not "alternatives to Facebook" but contributions to the open web? @[email protected] @mizuko @davewiner @timbe — (((Howard Rheingold))) (@hrheingold) March 26, 2018 I woke up to a few … Continue reading

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