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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
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I’m glad we had the foresight to record a reflection of our recent Domains 101 & 201 workshop the day after running it because it’s already fading into memory. We set aside a couple of hours on Thursday afternoon to … Continue reading
The Reclaim Hosting team is gearing up for the OER20 Conference happening in London on April 1st and 2nd (Corona Virus allowing). As part of our proposed sponsorship of the conference this year we wanted to run an in-depth, hands-on … Continue reading
It seems like just yesterday we were in Los Angeles with an awesome crew of folks talking all things Domains, but time flies when you are reclaiming the web one site at a time! We are really excited to announce … Continue reading
A year ago I went to Karlstad University with Tom Woodward thanks to the kind invitation from the great Jörg Pareigis to run a workshop for a group of faculty running open courses. It was a fun workshop, we used ds106 as … Continue reading
I had an amazing two weeks in the UK and Ireland, and this post is one of many that will try t0 chronicle and make sense of my time. I am not necessarily going chronologically. Rather, I will be picking several … Continue reading
Image credit: omphale44‘s “Puerto Rico- Old San Juan Fortress Wall” I’m on the plane back from three days in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico, and I figured I’d try and capture it before it slips away—something which unfortunately happened with … Continue reading