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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.
- 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
- Some Welcome Love for the LAMP Stack
- Robot Tour of Reclaim Arcade
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I’ve been working with CUNY’s Academic Commons teams over the last five or six months to help highlight the work happening there. Promoting good work in and around communities is something I’ve done for years with UMW Blogs and UMW Domains, so it … Continue reading
This is cross-posted on the CUNY Academic Commons News blog as part of the Citation Needed series I am writing there. As I was cruising around the CUNY Academic Commons sites earlier today to see what’s good, I was immediately taken … Continue reading
This is cross-posted on the CUNY Academic Commons News blog as part of the Citation Needed series I am writing there. Thanks to a retweet from Tressie McMillan Cottom (one of the best academic wranglers of the blue bird), I got … Continue reading
This post is part of my Citation Needed series I am writing for the CUNY Academic Commons News blog, and hence is cross-posted here. Back in the summer of 1997 I was a strapping 26 year old with nary a … Continue reading
Cross-posted at the CUNY Academic Commons News site. While exploring CUNY’s Academic Commons, I came across an announcement on the CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative blog about an upcoming talk at the Grad Center: At the Edge of the Network: A Talk with … Continue reading