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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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- 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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I happened to get this shot of Tess yesterday as we were recreating in the DTLT offices, and it made me nostalgic for the Summer of Oblivion. I’m coming fast up on seven years of blogging and almost 2000 posts … Continue reading
Dr. Oblivion sits down with Jim Groom for a final interview about what has been happening, Groom’s motives and intentions, and more. Special shout out to Tim Owens for doing the filming, editing, and split screen work!
An award-winning performance by Martha Burtis right here! Not to mention the brilliant supporting actor role of Steve Greenlaw.
All, The 5 week intensive course has been fast, furious, and a lot of fun. I can’t thank the open, online students enough who carried the commenting, feedback and general network love for many of the for-credit students at UMW. … Continue reading
Today’s press conference with Detective Kim Droom starts to shed some light on the events of Camp Oblivion this past weekend. There is a suspect in custody. Also, both Jim Groom and Dr. O’Blivion are alive and well and being … Continue reading
In today’s live broadcast Andy Rush provides in-depth look at the tools of the trade for video. With an examination of codecs, compression, video editors, DVD ripping tools, and other strange transformative tools. If you are in need of an overview of … Continue reading
Live chat for this live broadcast can be found here. Today’s live broadcast was an introduction to a wide range of examples, genres, and possibilities with web video. The talk was based on Tom Woodward‘s list of videos here as … Continue reading
July 12th Student Radio Showcase by timmmmyboy Above is an archive of the Live Broadcast of the Summer of Oblivion radio shows that aired yesterday, July 12th, 2011, on ds106radio from 1:30 PM (EDT) until 5:30 PM (EDT). It was … Continue reading
Update: The transcript from the live chat of this session is now available here. Not sure if you have seen today’s live broadcast yet, but it turns out that the O’Blivion family has decided to try and commandeer my course, … Continue reading
The poll on my blog isn’t working so take it on the d106 site here.