Tim Owens is the co-founder of Reclaim Hosting. He worked in higher education for over 9 years before going full-time with Reclaim Hosting in 2015. In 2012 he launched Hippie Hosting, which empowered over 150 people across the globe to build a space of their own on the web. He worked at the University of Mary Washington for 3 years as a part of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies helping build the Domain of One’s Own project that provides domains and hosting to UMW students, faculty, and staff.
November 21st, 2018 | 28 mins 15 secs
3d printing, reclaimhosting
Tim and Jim talk about the beginnings and visions of a makerspace at Reclaim Hosting's HQ.
September 7th, 2018 | 23 mins 24 secs
api, dooo, google spreadsheets api, ou
Jim and Tim sit down with John Stewart of the University of Oklahoma to discuss a recent solution he blogged about in which he's using Google Spreadsheets and APIs to drive a fast and scalable blogging infrastructure to support a course with 1,000 students.
August 15th, 2018 | 38 mins 27 secs
berkman center, blogging, dooo, harvard
This week the Berkman Center at Harvard announced they will be closing their blogging platform, the first of its kind that has been around since 2003. While rumors of bloggings death are perhaps greatly exaggerated, Jim and Tim chat about the historical precedence for institutional platforms like WordPress multisite, their role in the greater landscape of digital identity and web publishing, and how that has changed over time.
August 6th, 2018 | 35 mins 2 secs
digital ocean, migration, reclaim hosting, vps
After a long weekend of migrating the final old dedicated server infrastructure to a new virtual instance on Digital Ocean, Jim and Tim sit down to talk about that milestone and what the next few years could mean for moving to even more advanced setups.
August 3rd, 2018 | 27 mins 19 secs
docker, github, reclaim today, zeit now
Jim Groom and Tim Owens site down to look at a new (to them) service that allows you to quickly fire up Docker and Node.JS apps without having to ever open up a terminal. In addition we talk about the potential for containerized hosting more broadly and how it fits into Reclaim's vision.
August 2nd, 2018 | 32 mins 55 secs
cpanel, email, g suite, tech talk thursday
Your weekly Q&A session where we debunk the hosting myths, show you how the donuts get made, and answer all your burning questions about web hosting or anything else you have on your mind.
July 31st, 2018 | 41 mins 11 secs
installatron, reclaim today, splots, wordpress
In this episode of Reclaim Today we are joined by Alan Levine (better know as Cogdog online) to talk all things SPLOT (the simplest possible learning open tool thingy). But forget the acronym and focus on the opportunity because Reclaim is working closely with Alan and wants to work with others to build out a library of tools for educators and technologists working in and on the web.
July 27th, 2018 | 32 mins 59 secs
q&a, support, thursday
Got any burning questions that might not warrant a support ticket? Tech Talk Thursdays are a live Q&A session where we take questions from Twitter and sometimes live calls. Ask the experts anything that's got you curious in the world of web hosting.
July 25th, 2018 | 25 mins 34 secs
In this inaugural episode of Reclaim Today we go full meta and discuss why we're starting this and what we hope to get out of it.