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A no-holds-barred show about the Internet and how it's affecting our lives for good or bad. Hosts Jason DeFillippo & Brian Schulmeister have over 40 years of online experience and aren't afraid to tell it like it is.

Grumpy Old Geeks Jason DeFillippo & Brian Schulmeister with Dave Bittner

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 6.5K Ratings

A no-holds-barred show about the Internet and how it's affecting our lives for good or bad. Hosts Jason DeFillippo & Brian Schulmeister have over 40 years of online experience and aren't afraid to tell it like it is.

    Stay Grump Ye

    Stay Grump Ye

    Jason pivots; health care tech perks; Tesla beta pulled back; Blue Origin space station; Facebook's milk money math; Facebook, we got 'em this time!... er, no; Snap shares plunge with Apple privacy; TRUTH Social hacked pre-launch; WeWork goes public; Invasion; Star Trek: Lower Decks; Foundation; Another Life; ID10T, Curious Creatures podcasts; 20 years since the iPod; Ask Delphi; Facebook data scraping; eyeball scanning for crypto; the splinter net; you won't believe what Dave did this time!

    • 59 min
    Tribal Knowledge

    Tribal Knowledge

    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 creates its own brands by stealing "tribal knowledge" of competitors; Dune; Squid Game; Succession; Here We Are; Mel Brooks; Disney delays; Sinead & Delores; canceling NYT Cooking, CleanMyMac X subscriptions; USB-C & VPNs; ah, the 80s; pogo-power; Cosby sweaters.

    • 1 hr
    In Over Their Cleggs

    In Over Their Cleggs

    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, financial data; you oughta get in twitching; celebrity crypto shilling; GM wants you to subscribe to their cars; Apple Developer Academy; tech startups lie; Foundation renewed Storytime with Seth Rogan; Dave Chappelle; the Expanse; Apple TV 4k; iPhone vs Android privacy; Twitter recommends you not go on Twitter; do you or don't you need a VPN?

    • 42 min
    I’m On a Boat!

    I’m On a Boat!

    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 Problem with the Problem with Jon Stewart; Foundation; Ted Lasso; Billions; the Many Saints of Newark; Amazon's terrible new robot; Grammarly; KeyCastr; Disney stories; AirTag Zero-Day; high tech sticker QR attacks; Coinbase; ransomware; DeFi asks nicely, but will punch you; a wealth of show titles too vulgar to use.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Scripted Stupid

    Scripted Stupid

    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; Imagineering Story; Sex Ed season 3; the Great Escapists; Foundation; Dune; the Witcher, for kids; Goliath; Nirvana; multiple timers in WatchOS; Cook is a gangster; Tiny Food Fight; iPad Mini; Star Wars: Visions; puppet shows to podcasts; file systems, do we need them; Mini's turn signals; strange blobs on Uranus.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    More Buggy and Less Stable

    More Buggy and Less Stable

    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 influencers; Count Me In; Into the Night; The Card Counter; Old; Kate; Only Murders in the Building; Fuzz; Apple iOS 15; hubs & docks; get poked on Clubhouse; AI 2041; authenticator woes; industrious criminals; AI controlled machine guns.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6.5K Ratings

6.5K Ratings

Admiral Jeff H ,

Always a great and informative show.

Y’all wanted to make sure it works well here it is.

jboucher9 ,

Older and grumpier

Sage advice from two travelers still on the digital journey. Listen and learn. Too bad they are old enough to remember programming in Fortran and GRID laptops that had a total memory of 362K.

Hubone ,

Great show

Wish I found it sooner. This show is my podcast of choice on my commute day every week.

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