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

527: Tribal Knowledge

Oct. 20, 2021

Congrats, Shatner, boo, Bezos & Takei; rideshare bubble bursts; FCC going after spam texts; Square to build a Bitcoin mining system, maybe; Tesla's really bad Beta-based insurance; Canon USA says no ink-y, no scan-y; Amazon …

526: In Over Their Cleggs

Oct. 13, 2021

Toxic environments on the Enterprise; FB & IG, down again; Instagram wants teens to "take a break" but not sure how; Nick Clegg's vacant words; Magic Leap is back & raking in the cash; Twitch leak reveals full source code, f…

525: I’m On a Boat!

Oct. 6, 2021

Oh, Facebook; the things we knew we now know we know and they knew too; AI reckoning; long dark 6 hours of Facebook's soul; Trump sues to get back on Twitter; lip service to climate change from Big Tech; raining drones; the …

524: Scripted Stupid

Sept. 29, 2021

Deepmind doesn't know how to fix AI; virtual staging; White Claw Surge; crypto unaffected by China news; Instagram for Kids, paused; Samsung's brain; Apple Wallet & vax cards; ravens attacking drones; Shatner in spaaaaccee; …

524: Scripted Stupid

Sept. 29, 2021

Deepmind doesn't know how to fix AI; virtual staging; White Claw Surge; crypto unaffected by China news; Instagram for Kids, paused; Samsung's brain; Apple Wallet & vax cards; ravens attacking drones; Shatner in spaaaaccee; …

523: More Buggy and Less Stable

Sept. 22, 2021

Send us your Satoshis; bitcoin, Pizza and a movie; eggs in space; yep, Facebook is still awful; Rivian announces subscriptions; Bytedance limiting kids to 40 minutes a day; Amazon cracks down on review fraud; AI generated in…