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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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Tag Archives: AzuraCast
Open Media Ecosystem: Azuracast
Open Media Ecosystem blitz hosted by Reclaim Edtech kicked off last week. Amanda Schmidt and I got the series started by highlighting the Who, What, When, Where, Why, and Hows of the free and open source software Azuracast. You can … Continue reading
Reclaim Radio 2.0
Just over two years ago I wrote about spinning up a work experiment called Reclaim Radio using Azuracast. We used it irregularly and eventually it died on the vine a bit, especially given I was so used to broadcasting through … Continue reading
Last week Taylor let me tag along while he upgraded ds106radio’s woefully outdated version of Azuracast. Taylor and I did some prep work behind the scenes earlier in the week, and then streamed the upgrade process live which resulted in … Continue reading
Talking Open Source Media Ecosystems on #ds106radio
Taylor Jadin and I chatted for about an hour on Friday about some of the work we did earlier in the week upgrading Azuracast to the latest version for the mighty ds106radio. Spoiler alert: the upgrade did not work, but … Continue reading
Azuracast: One-click Web Radio in the Reclaim Cloud
There's been some interest in Azuracast (the open source web radio software) from a couple of folks this week, so I leaned on @timmmmyboy to help me create a one-click installer for Reclaim Cloud. And because he's a genius, it's … Continue reading
First and foremost, Grant Potter rules! He spent almost a decade keeping ds106radio online without interruption, and in many ways we are simply trying to return the station to its former innovative harmony that Grant managed so graciously for years. … Continue reading
Running Azuracast on Reclaim Cloud
Following-up on my last post about Reclaim Radio, here is how I got the web radio software Azuracast up and running. The process was made easy by the fact that Azuracast has instructions on how to self-install a Docker instance … Continue reading
A Radio of One’s Own: an Interview with Taylor Jadin on #ds106radio
In less than 10 minutes I will be joined by @TaylorJadin on #ds106radio to talk about a "Radio of One's Own" Lock it in! https://t.co/vXRNHb42Qc — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) May 8, 2020 This past Friday I had the distinct pleasure … Continue reading
Reclaim On the Radio
Can it be 10 days ago already? Yes indeed it can be, on April 24th Meredith and I chatted on ds106radio about a wide range of things from wire106 to Mt Trashmore to remote working during COVID-19 to her phenomenal … Continue reading