Grumpy Old Geeks

Grumpy Old Geeks

Hosts Jason DeFillippo & Brian Schulmeister have over 40 years of professional website building experience between them. Every week they discuss what went wrong on the Internet and who's to blame.

"Sporting a nice balance of serious sensibilities, sarcastic cynicism, and downright funny moments, it’s a good case study of the realities of the online experience. " ~ Fast Company

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Recent Episodes

559: Black Box of Fools

June 25, 2022

Breaking News! TikTok, COVID & coked-up shrimp; ad-targeting problems; Metaverse Standards Forum; designer clothes in the Metaverse; Tesla racial abuse; TikTok US data moved to Oracle; Twitter brings back Chirp, adds blogs; …

558: I Chat Therefore I Am (Not)

June 18, 2022

Crypto-crash; grifters gonna grift; Google chat-bot building system builds a really good chatbot, not an AI; how not to get people to track your jet; Uber & Lyft lose in Massachusetts; smart license plates; Spotify's safety …

1: Grumpy Old Geeks Trailer

June 15, 2022

As one of the longest-running podcasts, "Grumpy Old Geeks" discovers what went wrong on the Internet, and who's to blame. Every week they cut through the BS from big tech and tell you what's really going on. With wide-rangin…

557: Vanna Screwed Up

June 11, 2022

Pamping the Twetch redesign; NFTs are dead; more crypto lawsuits & investigations; Starbucks shuts down unionized location; Amazon VP pushes sellers to oppose bill good for Amazon; Microsoft cleans up their policies; Apple g…

556: Leaning Out

June 3, 2022

More crypto fails; Sheryl Sandberg leans out of the Metaverse; PayPal & other tech firms tighten their belts, lay off workers; Amazon stops in-app purchases on Android; Jonas Brothers launch Scriber for established artists l…

555: Zuck Bucks on Black

May 27, 2022

More crypto & NFT fails; proper gambling with class action cash; Uber won, we lose; Amazon delivery partners accident prone; Starlink for RVs; Adam Neumann is back with a new scam; Meta sharing data with researchers; Walmart…