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

536: The Rational Prepper

Jan. 14, 2022

Web3, NFTs, cryptocurrencies & other grifts; Uber CEO admits they could afford labor protections; shoddy coding; why Tesla is good & why Tesla is bad; Mozilla backtracks; gamifying the law; The Matrix: Resurrections; Nic Cag…

535: Consider Your Risk Appetite

Jan. 4, 2022

2022, here we go again; the case against crypto; feels like a sea change against crypto & NFTs; the metaverse still doesn't exist; decentralized Web3 is, you guessed it, centralized; DoorDash requires engineers to deliver go…

534: Fat Finger Financial Foibles

Dec. 15, 2021

Christmas is cancelled; Bezos gets his wings; subscription models; AWS outage; centralized exchanges; Buzzfeed headlines; Twitter Spaces lack moderation; Vegans and NFT'ers; some smart NFT moves; fat finger errors; Facebook …

533: Schrödinger’s Dorsey

Dec. 8, 2021

Zuck on a Truck, Taxis & NFTs; Dorsey departs Twitter; Square becomes Block; Logi are SLOBS; AI accountability; debt collectors wants to slide into your DMs; Elon seems to have misplaced all his money, can't help SpaceX; Sha…

532: Crypt Bros

Nov. 24, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving; spam season; Jason's pivoting; scooters back in the news; Zillow's AI disaster; Tesla app locked people out of their cars (except for their keys); Zipline; trolling NFT owners; the NFT Bay; Are…

531: WTF Putin?

Nov. 17, 2021

Timbiebs; Uber, still horrible; Telsla full self-crashing beta; Russians blow up a satellite or two; US government bans some NFTs; science proves NFTs are mostly worthless; Facebook exodus; bitcoin rehab, hodl hodl hodl; Bra…