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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: ubuweb
Everything is downloadable on UbuWeb. Don't trust the cloud, even UbuWeb's cloud. — UbuWeb (@ubuweb) March 13, 2021 Over a week ago Tim got a one-click installer working on Reclaim Cloud for PeerTube. He got the details up on the … Continue reading
A 1986 conversation about art and the Amgia with Andy Warhol, from Amiga World magazine [PDF, 2mb]: is.gd/ZdBWiV — UbuWeb (@ubuweb) January 9, 2013 Today I followed a link from UbuWeb’s twitter account (as I usually do) to this 1986 article in Amiga … Continue reading
The ever brilliant UbuWeb just tweeted out a link to a Jean-Luc Goddard commercial for Schick aftershave from 1971. I’m embedding the YouTube version above because the UbuWeb version has no clean embed option I can see. What’s more, the … Continue reading
Ubuweb has been on a serious tear recently, and I love their twitter feed cause I get to see those gems as they roll out. Is there any better resources on the web for 20th century avant-garde art than ubuweb? … Continue reading
Another gem from the RSS reader from Ubuweb: People Like Us (Vicki Bennett) | U.K. Back to People Like Us in UbuWeb Film Parade (2009) A word from the artist… While viewing and sourcing content from the Great North Run … Continue reading
My Ubuweb feed just brought forth another little treasure, this time Kathy Acker reading excerpts from her book My Mother: Demonology (1994) which is set to music and titled Redoing Childhood. This album was released by Kill Rock Stars after … Continue reading
That just in from UBUWEB: In the first programme of a major new arts strand, Ben Lewis’s amusing odyssey delves into the world of the planet’s most influential photographer, Andreas Gursky. Trying to find out what makes Gursky tick, Lewis’s … Continue reading
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
Re-posted from UBUWEB’s Outsiders thanks to the Assorted Street Posters archive.