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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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Tag Archives: general
Classic Video Game Emulation
I recently came to the realization that my best friend in Fredericksburg is my 12 year-old neighbor. I just can’t avoid the fact that I have never really progressed beyond the sixth grade; I am still so dearly enthralled by … Continue reading
I am trying to move the bava to a wpmu installation so I have something to blog about. I expect that the site may be down over the next 12-24 hours during the move. I know this is very horrifying … Continue reading
I discovered Godwin’s Law after reading this thread on the WPMu Forum. Here’s an excerpt from the Wikipedia article: Godwin’s law is often cited in online discussions as a caution against the use of inflammatory rhetoric or exaggerated comparisons, especially … Continue reading
My very own WPMu blog
Truth be told, I really don’t consider bavatuesdays an Ed Tech blog. In fact, it is first and foremost a b-movie blog that never really got off the ground. Instructional technology has colonized this idea, and if you are brave … Continue reading
Bye Bye Bluehost!
I am officially taking bavatuesdays off Bluehost starting this weekend, so there may be some extended downtime on the bava. All day today I have been unable to access this blog regularly because of CPU errors and, quite frankly, I’m … Continue reading
I don’t pretend to be much of a soccer fan, but Diego Maradona is just about one of the coolest figures of the last 30 years. Just imagine taking Italy by storm, and in particular Naples, with sex, drugs, and … Continue reading
“Alternatives for BlackBoard”
It is always fun to see what search terms send people your way. In my case it’s usually keywords like De-Animator (the flash game), Simpsonizer (the Simpson-ized self-portrait maker), or Felix the Cat -now these are all topics I have … Continue reading
Intermittent presents of endurance and hope on Flickr
One of the things I love about my Flickr photostream are the intermittent gifts from my contacts. Fotoedge’s images regularly provide me with a beautifully textured and preserved Americana of the Mid-West. Whenever he uploads a new photo I am … Continue reading
The other reverend Jim…
Interesting how the reverend conflates radicalism, liberalism, leftists, and communism in his “God’s People” speech (disambiguation please!). More than that, it is frightening how his rhetoric seamlessly frames all these political positions as perversions that have come way too far … Continue reading
Happy 4th of July…
…and be careful of those fireworks of mass destruction, kids. Yet another gem from the Internet Archive.