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

580: #DystopiYAY!

Nov. 26, 2022

Claritin to the rescue; Jack wasn't all that great; Trump is back, no he's not; celebrities leaving Twitter, questioning social media; Scrooge McMusk not paying contractors, charities; Sam-Bankman-Fried, FTX lawsuits; New Yo…

579: Something Elon This Way Comes

Nov. 19, 2022

Breaking news on Twitter, Twitter is breaking; it's World Cup time; Black Friday spam; Coachella VIP NFT's go poof; outdated Twitter news - move fast, break things; FTX & celebs being sued; Amazon layoffs; the end of the tec…

578: The Psychosis of Billionaires

Nov. 14, 2022

Moving to Mastodon; doom scrolling & would you really miss social media; Boot Up shanghai'd; lingering COVID societal effects; Twitter's insane week continues - a masterclass is what not to do; Tesla's recalls; collapse thro…

577: Self Driving Twitter

Nov. 5, 2022

A two-factor pain; Jason hops on Brian's soapbox; the self-driving Twitter crash; Meta ditches human-curated newsfeed; verification has always been a joke, but this is really hilarious; Amazon pauses corporate hiring; Google…

576: It’s a Meat Problem

Oct. 29, 2022

Elon is in the Birdhouse; is social media on the way out; we were right about Kanye & self-driving cars; smiles are the new eggs; Ford pivots to data mining; Shutterstock embraces AI-generated art; Apple begrudgingly embrace…

575: Regretted Attrition

Oct. 22, 2022

Automated-tech vehicle deaths; Twitter tumbles as Musk deals reviewed; Amazon's bad news week - unions, attrition costs & lawsuits; Bird migrating out of markets; in Uber ads are coming; Microsoft layoffs; Reddit NFTs boomin…