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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.
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Category Archives: Workshop of One’s Own
Reclaim Roadshow Headed for Philly in May
It seems like just yesterday we were in Los Angeles with an awesome crew of folks talking all things Domains, but time flies when you are reclaiming the web one site at a time! We are really excited to announce … Continue reading
The Life of a Reclaimer is Always Intense
I am sitting at a small round table in Frankfurt Airport staring out at the tarmac which, all things being equal, I’ll soon be taxied across on my way back home to Trento. While I’m still somewhat cognizant-given I’m working … Continue reading
Getting to Know Grav
Tomorrow is Reclaim Hosting’s second Workshop fo One’s Own, and it’s high time I collect some thoughts for my session about Grav for the attendees. I think you will enjoy your webdev experience with Grav 🙂 It’s refreshingly different from … Continue reading
A Ride on the Grav-y Train
This week I am trying to prepare some resources for our second workshop for folks running a Domain of One’s Own on their campus (i.e., Workshop of One’s Own). We had a great response the second time around, and we’re … Continue reading
Workshop of One’s Own 2.0
At the beginning of November Reclaim Hosting ran a focused two-day workshop for folks at very schools administering Domain of One’s Own at their schools. The idea was to do a deep-dive into the various systems we integrate that make-up … Continue reading
Back in the USSA
I’m sitting in Frankfurt’s airport after a pretty intense two-week trip back to the good ole USA. My post title references the fact that as I was entering the country around Halloween the Mueller investigation into Russian collusion charges was … Continue reading
Changing Ownership of a Hosting Account in WHMCS
Changing ownership of a web hosting account in WHMCS is surprisingly simple. But why would you want to do this? Well, say for example a student or faculty was running a club or research site and they want to pass … Continue reading
Resending Product Emails in WHMCS
A simple, but useful bit on WHMCS is re-sending product emails. In this instance almost always product means web hosting given that is really the only product you would provide save for a domain depending on your school. Also, the … Continue reading
Cancel, Delete, Terminate: Removing Accounts in WHMCS
When supporting Domain of One’s Own, on e of the issues folks run into is someone having created an account they not longer want. This can happen for several reasons: they think Facebook is the one true web, they believe … Continue reading
Domain of One’s Own: A Technical Overview
This post is part of a series I will be cranking out over the next 5 days or so as Reclaim Hosting prepares to run its first “Workshop of One’s Own.” What is that you ask? Well, next week Reclaim … Continue reading