Category Archives: presentations

What was Eduglu

On Friday I got the chance to sit down with a few folks at University of Washington, Bothell who are exploring ways to build community online while working on the open web. Todd Conaway—who is working with this group to … Continue reading

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NYCDH: It’s All Support and Containers These Days

After my very rough workshop on Reclaim Cloud at last year’s NYC Digital Humanities (NYCDH) Week event, I was surprised the good folks reached out again this year. That said, I jumped at the opportunity to sit on a panel … Continue reading

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“Domains in the Cloud” at Vanderbilt

The Reclaim Hosting team has our first get together since 2019 (the Domains 2019 conference) after any such travel possibilities were impossible since the pandemic. It’s been over two years since we have met up in physical space, and this … Continue reading

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The Secret Soylent Domains Sauce: It’s People Supporting People

Last week I shared some thoughts about Domains with faculty at Grinnell College. It was supposed to be a conversation, and if I was as responsible and prepared as Alan Linklover it might have been, but I wasn’t and it … Continue reading

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Some Conference Thoughts from Digital Ocean’s Deploy

Back in November Tim, Lauren and I presented alongside Kaysi Holman and Inés Vañó García from the CUNY Graduate Center about work we’re doing in higher education using Digital Ocean. The presentation was under 30 minutes long, pre-recorded in Streamyard, … Continue reading

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Talking Digital Identity with GO-GN

There is no better feeling than when some of your plodding experimentation starts to come together after several months of work. Yesterday I had the distinct pleasure of presenting to the GO-GN network about digital identity. I asked Martin Weller … Continue reading

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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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