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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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- 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
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Tag Archives: ds106zone
Well, as you might have guessed from the last week ds106zone comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. The course officially ends this Friday so we’ll be having a somewhat abbreviated week in terms of both … Continue reading
ds106zone Lodown 27 This is the second installment of the Lodown in the post-Scottlo era. I was joined by Mikhail Gershovich on #ds106radio early this morning to theorize about some of the unspoken possibilities behind Scottlo’s resignation from the Lodown. … Continue reading
Thanks to Michael Branson Smith below are three ideas for experimenting with video. They’re all pretty straight forward, and they give you a specific focus and set of limitations to work through—which can be helpful. If you are looking to … Continue reading
Today I recorded an hour long ds106.tv broadcast framing and introducing week 4 of the ds106zone. This week is dedicated to reading an episode of Twilight Zone closely and working through 15 stars of video assignments. You can see the … Continue reading
cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Frans Persoon Special thanks to Alan Levine for doing all the heavy lifting for this week’s assignments, much of this is based on the work he did last semester. … Continue reading
Given the state of exhaustion Scottlo has found himself suffering under, Rochelle and I have done the heavy lifting these past two days. My show clocked in at a cool 32 minutes (sorry Andrew Thomas Experience) and it may be … Continue reading
Hey all you ds106zonies! It’s time to get serious in the 5th dimension of teaching and learning online. I have already laid the groundwork for week 3 in the pre-assignment post that sets up the radio groups, structure, and a … Continue reading
Inspired by Claire Patrick’s Art Invitation for “The Midnight Sun” Twilight Zone episode, I decided to take Robert Frost’s poem “Fire and Ice” and place it on top of Norma’s painting from that episode. I love that the poem maps … Continue reading
Audio from the talk This past Thursday I delivered the above presentation to the kind and awesome folks at the University System of New Hampshire’s 3rd Annual Academic Technology Institute (a.k.a #usnhati on Twitter). The event is an intensive, 4-day … Continue reading