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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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Tag Archives: gifs
This blog is pretty much all Reclaim all the time these days, and I am so very alright with that fact. Between Reclaim Hosting and Reclaim Video, what more could a blogger want? I already wrote about the first Summer Movie … Continue reading
I put together a series of GIFs for a slideshow that was going to play in the background, between sessions, etc. at OER18. I don’t think that ever came to fruition—or at least I didn’t see it—but I kinda like it, … Continue reading
This post has sat in draft for almost three weeks while I finished traveling and decompressing from a month away. Like Cogdog, I have been a tired blogger these days, but unlike Alan I haven’t always been able to push … Continue reading
https://www.flickr.com/photos/jimgroom/25722442313/sizes/l The above photo is of a spot along a path right below our house on the way to Anto’s mom’s house. It’s a gorgeous path, and I have photographed it a few times since I got here. https://www.flickr.com/photos/jimgroom/23110909720/sizes/z/ About … Continue reading
Reg: All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us? PFJ Member: Brought peace? Reg: Oh, peace? SHUT UP! While WordPress … Continue reading
Thanks to a recent Tweet by Famous Monsters of Filmland about the upcoming 35th anniversary of the 1980 film version of Flash Gordon, I was inspired. The FLASH GORDON 35th anniv is coming! Buy the new @FMoF now or get a … Continue reading
This Friday I will be co-presenting with Graham Atwell at the Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality (TEEM’15) in Porto, Portugal. The talk is something we kind of half-baked up at EDEN15 this past April in Barcelona, and we have been playing with over … Continue reading
During a discussion I had with a group of faculty this evening about managing their own domains, one professor asked how he might approach blogging in his film class. Because I can’t help myself, I immediately mentioned to GIFs as a way to … Continue reading
Paul Bond tweeted out a link to this post featuring 25 of the greatest animated comic book covers of all time—which means the last three or four years when they became a thing. Check out 25 Greatest Animated Comic Book … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago the inimitable Martha Burtis both conceived and engineered a brilliant workshop for the freshman orientation. The session was titled “The GIFs that Keep on Giffing” and the mission was pretty straightforward, show 16 incoming freshman how … Continue reading