518 episodes

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.

    Says the Billionaire...

    Says the Billionaire...

    Here we COVID again; FAA rules for being an astronaut; YouTuber's blow anti-tax plot; genetic screening promises; FTC approves right-to-repair; Snapchat doing well; Facebook to become a quasi-religious meta-verse, whatever that is; Jack Dorsey wants BitCoin to make him money, oh sorry, bring world peace; space wants to kill you; the Moon slows down a Tesla; sci-fi trailers; Ted Lasso; more privacy-centric social networks; long-duration batteries; behind the attraction; facial recognition is everywhere; everything is tracked.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Bro Code

    Bro Code

    The COVID misinformation dozen; Facebook's Anti-Vax problem; society's collapse, right on schedule; Japan breaks internet speed record; Uber gets away with it, again; robot collisions; don't let a startup scan your eyeballs; Spotify are pirates; Loki; deepfaked Bourdain; Ape marathon; Hallo; AirPods Pro; Los Angeles is hideous; the Bro Code; NSO spyware; MAGA Freedom Phone; encryption lava lamps; appchk; Furry Olympics.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Carmen Sandiego Line

    The Carmen Sandiego Line

    We hear from Norway; billionaires in the... upper atmosphere? Just pay your taxes; Biden's Big Tech executive order; Trump's lawsuit has a problem...the law; Facebook owns a city; remote workers aren't leaving cities; TikTok meets LinkedIn; YouTube algorithm recommends policy violating content; bye, Knewz, we never knew ya; Monsters at Work; Black Widow & the new movie business; Summer of Soul; the joy of buying & cancelling; AI soundtracks; car talk; Audacity spyware; Iran's trains hacked; REvil disappears; Cosby wants to tour; Toomics reports... itself.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Fury Road

    Fury Road

    Moving anxiety; WWW NFT with broken code; Billionaires in sppppaccccee; Facebook warns users about content it serves them; GitHub AI coder; TikTok selling its AI; FTC tells Broadcom to knock it off; crypto pump & dumps; Robinhood's real customers; Star Wars: Rebels; Bosch; the Mole; Hear in LA; Loki; charging gizmos; Western Digital exploit; supply chain cyberattack; Android trash app are trash; Norway demands you tell us if you touched up your photo.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    It Has a Hole!

    It Has a Hole!

    Your class-action duty; more Bitcoin exchange disappearances; Facebook may be evil but it isn't a monopoly; words matter; ethical investing; medical algorithms unsurprisingly getting it wrong; your health data is being sold, but hey, it's de-identified; Amazon buys Wickr; everyone wants to work from home; Dune, delayed; Foundation, Ted Lasso coming; LFG; the Dave Bittner orchestra; WD drives; Dreamhost leaks; Peloton demands membership for treadmills; AirTags without holes & Chipolos with holes on thars; drone TRUST certificates; smile!

    • 53 min
    Amazon Baby Farms

    Amazon Baby Farms

    Road tripping a very re-opened California; crypto & NFT drops; Facebook launches Live Audio Rooms, Clubhouse adds DMs, they all start to morph together; Google seeks to stop slander; Google AI/ML/AI/ML; Amazon worries about running out of workers to exploit; introducing Amazon Sub-Prime; Onlyfans pivots; Penn's poor Op-Sec; Reality Winner released; caught by smartwatch; Bo Burnham Inside; pandemic-inspired music; Lupin; Legendary; moving to Podpages; Facebook VR ads; tweaking Twitter; Neeva might be great, someday; Ted Chiang; the world's greatest con.

    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6.5K Ratings

6.5K Ratings

Hubone ,

Great show

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

Twinkzzz ,

5 stars

5 stars for c&$ty mc c&$ty a lot

Chris in Rochester ,

Friggin’ Sweeet

This show is great. Strike that, it is fuuu .. uuu .. uuu .. uuucking great.

It is as advertised, and always entertains.

Grumpa-lumpa everyone!

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