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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
“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.
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Tag Archives: John Johnston
captured my likeness;-) https://t.co/PXLG40n08U — john johnston (@johnjohnston) March 20, 2020 Back on March 20th I did one of my earlier call-in discussions with Scottish educator, blogger, and tinkerer John Johnston. John has been a long-time participant to the ds106 … Continue reading
This past Sunday I was honored to be a guest on the very last episode of Mariana Funes and John Johnston‘s podcast the ds106 Goodspell. They have been talking in detail about 106 bullet points of ds106 that Mariana posted back … Continue reading
It’s been a bit quiet around here recently. Between flying relatively solo on Reclaim Hosting support last week and fitting in some vacation time as well I’ve been fairly busy. That said, I’ve been meaning to play around with CSS … Continue reading
I am still playing with John Johnston’s cartoon script command line kung-fu using scenes from The Shining. You can see yesterday’s Punch and Judy show here. Today I wanted to try and play with some of the scenes of Danny … Continue reading
I’m in a ds106 state of mind these days. In particular, I’ve been meaning to dig into all the amazing work John Johnston has been doing with command line tools over the last several years. I always looked on in … Continue reading
Yesterday morning I presented a session for the e-Assessment Scotland Conference alongside Martha Burtis and Alan Levine titled “ds106: A Framework for Assessment.” I kind of mapped out a logic for the session (albeit roughly), but thanks to technical difficulties that prevented … Continue reading