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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
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Tag Archives: images
An Integrated Domain at THETA17
I already wrote my post-mortem on the THETA17 conference in New Zealand this May, so I do not have all that much more to add. But given they recently shared the images and videos from the conference, I grabbed a … Continue reading
I think I vaguely remember something about this technology called blogging where you share the inane things of your life. I might have even done it once upon a time…. I’m back, relatively guilt free, from a month long mix … Continue reading
Coeds with Hoes
I saw it here and immediately knew I would steal it. It is just that good. Photo via Oregon State University Archives
The Bava Headers
Yesterday Tyler commented about the header images on the bava, suggesting that they are just one more reason to read God’s only blog. His comment went like this: OK, I did find this useful. [referring to an old WP tutorial … Continue reading
[singlepic id=3 w=200 mode=web20 float=right]I have been envying Lafayette College’s NextGen Gallery goodness in their WPMu Pilot, and after finally setting aside some time I installed the plugin and played with it (you can find it here). It worked pretty … Continue reading
Postcards for the Dead Letter Office
Front: Back: Click on the images above to see the full-size version. You can also see them on the original post. I have been following a series of postcards on Elizabeth Staggs’ blog (Byrd & Lomax) which is nothing short … Continue reading
NY, NY: A Day in NY (1957)
From the UBUWEB feed of plenty I just happened upon this short film by Francis Thompson, which might be what The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) would have looked like if it was filmed in Manhattan in 1957. Or, as … Continue reading
The Last American Pirate
Image Credit: “It be a Pirate Flag” by Nick Humphries Update: Turns out this site was a hoax, there is no student, but rather a cadre of students who set about creating a fake student, who wrote a fake blog, … Continue reading
A childhood without proof
I’m the sixth kid of a family of seven. So, by the time I came along the idea of some kind of a photo archive for me was pretty much out the window. When I turned either eleven or twelve … Continue reading