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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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- Phoenix Bug or Easter Egg?
- Reclaim Hosting and the Space of Possibility
- Catching Up with the Joy of ds106
- Reclaim Arcade: Cap Kit for a K4900
- Peertube’s Live Streaming Option
- Phoenix Freeplay and Scramble High Score Save Kit
- The Sisyphean Labor of Link Love
- Installing Owncast on Reclaim Cloud
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I have been working on a side project that will be using Peertube and as a result realized after installing the latest version that this awesome open source software now includes live streaming. I’ve been playing around a bit with … Continue reading
I am starting to turn my streaming, recording setup to good use, like demonstrating how to get the open source, self-hosted Owncast up and running in Reclaim Cloud. Below is the text guide to accompany the video. Once you login … Continue reading
I spent some of yesterday and this morning playing with an open source streaming software called Owncast. Mo Pezel told me about it last month, and when I saw Digital Ocean had a marketplace app I decided to try and … Continue reading
This post will be as much about thinking through account migrations for Reclaim Hosting, as trying to capture some of the technical aspects of moving sites to Reclaim Cloud. In fact, it promises to be all over the place, but … Continue reading
Happy 8th Birthday to our dear @ReclaimHosting! ?? — Lauren Hanks (@brumface) July 23, 2021 Little note here on the bavablog to recognize that last week Reclaim Hosting turned 8 years old. Seems like just yesterday I was blogging about … Continue reading
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
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
In terms of archiving videos I come across online, PeerTube is similar to Pinboard. I go to my instance and add the URL with the this Tweet and the whole thing archives https://t.co/BMpdsltmDI #loveit https://t.co/Z2eCUW4gLs — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) April … Continue reading
I’ve been following Australian historian and hacker Tim Sherratt on Twitter for a while now, and his work with the GLAM Workbench is inspiring. GLAM is an acronym for galleries, libraries, archives, and museums, and the workbench provides a series … Continue reading
Following-up on my previous post about PeerTube as a video archiver, I just remembered that I hadn’t grabbed a copy of the early 1980s documentary Mall City currently making the rounds. It’s the product of a NYU student film crew … Continue reading