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

564: Blame It On the Rain

Aug. 6, 2022

Earth no longer has drinkable rain; Goodreads; Pickleball elbow; Twitter goes after Musk; the week in grift - Ponzi schemes, hacks, regulatory lies, "preemptive" theft, oh my; Meta's Super live streaming platform; movies we …

563: Cracker Barrel Enthusiast

July 30, 2022

Hot, Hot, Hot; Google fires engineer that claimed AI was sentient; Shkreli, Cracker Barrel enthusiast & ponzi schemer, is back; ghosted politician wants to make ghosting a crime; Senate grills Apple, Google over crypto app s…

562: It’s Fuego Out There

July 23, 2022

A rare in-person show; space news; piracy is good, so are eggs; Millennium Tower keeps sinking; TikTok job cuts; Twitter trial moves forward; Russian & Chinese fines on big tech; Microsoft hard pass on NFTs; crypto energy us…

561: Magnet On a Stick

July 16, 2022

Back from vacation; borrowing for crypto; saving lives; speed news recap: YouTube trailers, Apple & Ive, Microsoft layoffs, Instagram & TikTok for search, Nothing phone, political email spam, GameStop NFT's, population; Jame…

560: Wankpuffin

July 2, 2022

Fun with compound pejoratives; TLDR; the layoffs are coming; old-timey Uber problems; Airbnb parties no more; space travel & the environment; limiting sales of Plan B; Facebook seems to be able to moderate abortion pills pos…

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; …