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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
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“Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector’s passion borders on the chaos of memories.” — Walter Benjamin In mid-May I took a trip back to Fredericksburg, which included a quick jaunt to Long Island to see family and … Continue reading
Now that Reclaim Arcade is up and running I find myself looking for other things to dream about. My life has come to a beautiful moment wherein the things I imagine can actually come true, not sure how I got … Continue reading
I’m gonna try and break my posts about the grand opening of Reclaim Arcade up a bit given there’s so much to say one post would just be too imposing and never get written. Views of ?@reclaimvideo?, the gateway drug … Continue reading
Tim and I are thrilled to ring in 2021 with some good news on the Reclaim Arcade front, namely that IT’S ALIVE! We’re currently taking advanced bookings on our website for 2-hour blocks of time starting Friday, January 29th. This … Continue reading
At last year’s OER19 conference the great Laura Ritchie brought me a suitcase full of VHS tapes. Within this there were the first five episodes of The Sopranos on tape that when lockdown started a couple of weeks ago I … Continue reading
At the end of August Miles, Tim, and I went down to the Video Vortex in Raleigh, North Carolina for a 3-day event VHStival, focused on all things VHS put on by Alamo Drafthouse and organized by Josh Schafer (Lunchmeat … Continue reading
Yesterday I locked into for a trip back to beautiful to Raleigh, North Carolina to attend the 3-day film festival at their local Alamo Drafthouse’s VHStival. I was trying to slow down the travel, but when I saw the insane … Continue reading
One of the most serendipitous occurrences of Domains19 was running into Skip Elsheimer of A/V Geeks fame who is a media archivist with a stunning collection of 24,000 16mm films. Skid joined a friend of his from college to the … Continue reading
? While back at Reclaim HQ I took a quick video providing a tour of the space, highlighting Reclaim Video, the burgeoning collection of 80s arcade cabinets, as well as a sneak peak at the installation we built with Ryan … Continue reading