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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.

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.
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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.

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English


Episodes

313: All I See is Hitler

1/21/2019
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Seriously, that new Slack logo; Apple & Microsoft fight the good fight; YouTube bans dangerous pranks & challenges; Tidal, like everyone, fakes stats; Netflix price hike; Google trolls the EU; Snap falls, again; the MegaBreach; Oklahoma's not OK; feds can't force phone unlock; voice automation in cars; pink-slipped robots; your package is here. Show notes at http://gog.show/313

Duration:01:11:53

312: Red Hot Chili Tomatoes

1/17/2019
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Worldwide data grabs; sunscreen & science; I am the eggman; Bird censoring; WeChat about Chinese dystopias; now that's a spicy CRISPR tomato; AI translation; Bird Box challenges; suing Bandersnatch; inst@famous; Clear & Vivid; Star Trek timelines; approval junkies; fully immersive toilet experiences. Brought to you by Privacy.com. Go to http://privacy.com/gog for up to $5 off your first purchase. Show notes at http://gog.show/312

Duration:00:50:40

311: Fursona Non Grata

1/14/2019
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Patreon isn't just a platform; wherefore art tho, fiber internet; mommy blogging; Amazon ad strategy; ghosting government style; data suckers; bounty hunting phones; Amazon Ring whistleblower; Apple trolls at CES; Ikea expands their IoT; Air fryers are the new Instant Pots; Antimatter podcasts; Millennial burnout; peeing on Cheerios. Show notes at http://gog.show/311

Duration:01:11:45

310: Spark Grumpiness

1/10/2019
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Sparking joy & saying thank you; AI happiness nudging; 23andMe makes a deal with a drug giant; German leaks; Apple to become a service; WeWork rebrands; Travelers; Aquaman, Ocean's 8, The Predator; A Simple Favor; Starbuck is back; smells like litigation; Space Odysseys; skateboard sharing; smart condoms; people are horrible. Show notes at http://gog.show/310

Duration:00:50:00

309: Stay Furry

1/7/2019
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Drone crazy; BanderBirdSnatchBox; Ellison's questionable home decor; Apple in China; Facebook philanthropy; shocking, most of the internet is fake; deep dive into non-lethal force; earthquake apps; Childhood's End; the cable guy; #Watergate & PLATO; grumpy is good for you; sometimes you get sad. Show notes at http://gog.show/309

Duration:01:31:15

308: Merry Crapulence

12/24/2018
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Holiday cheer & good wishes abound in our final episode of the year; Netflix slides into your DMs; for once, Facebook made sense; WhatsApp moderation problems; Target targets Amazon; Pinterest goes public; copyright infringement; defining cybersecurity; a weasel, a baguette & the glitch in the Matrix. Sponsored by eero! Get $100 off the ‘eero base unit and 2 beacons package’ and a year of eero Plus, by visiting http://eero.com/gog and at checkout enter gog! Show notes at http://gog.show/308

Duration:01:12:05

307: Alexa, I’m Leaving

12/20/2018
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Facebook's bad policies continue, but hey, blockchain; Russian social media influence; Wikipedia's "nuclear option"; Verizon writes off Oath; Grumpy Old Birds; secondhand MP3s; Alexa Guard; teasers & trailers; 2010; WallCoin; glitter bombs & Bambi. http://gog.show/307

Duration:00:55:54

306: VanderZanden Event Horizon

12/17/2018
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Dipping into the genetic pool; Airbnb regulations; Lyft & Uber's bad business models; Bird is not the word; taxing texts; piracy gone wild on YouTube; crypto's very bad year; Facebook screws up, again; employee spying; Taylor Swift facial recognition crowd monitoring; Boomoji boom; printers still suck; blue light is blinding us. Brought to you by Hover. For 10% off your first order go to hover.com/gog! Brought to you by Hopsy Go to tryhopsy.com/gog and use promo code gog. Terms and...

Duration:01:19:49

305: Stay Classy

12/13/2018
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A whopper of a deal; walled gardens coming down; app tracking data; Uber has a whistleblower; learning to code; AI dystopia or utopia; bird in the water; Russell Brand; Avengers; Anchorman – Jason loves lamp; Def Leppard & Depeche Mode; a real mechanical Russian turk; feedback loop. Show notes at http://gog.show/305

Duration:01:08:36

304: Grumpy Old Furries

12/10/2018
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We learn something new about an old friend; Predictim doesn't; Australia passes stupid encryption law; Tumblr bans porn; Facebook has been doing exactly what we all thought they were; robots gone wild; license plate tracking; quantum crackers; Face ID spoofing in furs; instascam of the week. Show notes at http://gog.show/304

Duration:01:37:19

303: Sigh

12/6/2018
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We're good for you; can you quit Amazon; touchscreens full of feces; Tesla's troubles; Buster Scruggs; Bodyguard, Homeland & Ron Burgandy; Christmas songs for Goths; moron DJs twerking; more scooters; a real use for the blockchain; hot browser talk. Show notes at http://gog.show/303

Duration:01:18:59

302: Security Badgers

12/3/2018
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Come on bring the rage; tech enters meatspace; Tesla logs a billion miles; Google, Amazon & Microsoft employees push back, wherefore art tho Facebook employees; Airbnb "invents" hotels; fake science; Marriott 1/2 billion breach; your mattress has a privacy policy; Montgomery Scotch. Bought to you by Betterment. Our listeners can get up to 1 year managed free by visiting https://betterment.com/gog Show notes at http://gog.show/302

Duration:01:24:44

301: Useful Idiots

11/29/2018
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Facebook admissions; everyone's an influencer; fake trumps real; Russia fines Google; holiday tech talk; GPS as a tech prosthetic; Elon goes to Mars; Ohio wants your bitcoin; no collusion; Singularity Trap; ban billionaires; normalizing new age; pooping legos. Brought to you by Privacy. Get up to $5 off your first purchase. Signup in under a minute with your debit or checking account at https://privacy.com/gog Show notes at http://gog.show/301

Duration:00:56:25

300: Tonight, We Dine in Hell!

11/22/2018
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Our 300th episode; Amazon's amazing deal; science FTW; data leaks don't cost enough; Instagram crackdown; Apple Maps and sharing map data; Snap's new spectacles; Bitcoin has new low; Justified Ancients of Mu Mu; Tay-tay; Lower Decks; Narcos; Patriot; adulting; but her emails. Brought to you by Privacy. Get up to $5 off your first purchase. Signup in under a minute with your debit or checking account at https://privacy.com/gog Show notes at http://gog.show/300

Duration:00:54:09

299: Donate Your Data Today!

11/19/2018
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Self-driving car futurism; Facebook's REALLY bad week; Lime car dump; cities dance for Amazon; Snap subpoena; Indiegogo changes the model; WeWork starts a school; Bitcoin hard fork selloff; Kars4Kids breach; creepy holiday gadgets; ya basic, Microwave; Amazon turns over Echo recordings; back your data up, moron. Brought to you by Hover. For 10% off your first order head over to http://hover.com/gog Brought to you by Hopsy. Go to http://tryhopsy.com/gog and use promo code gog to get the SUB...

Duration:01:15:50

298: Excelsior!

11/15/2018
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Twitter on fire; deep fakes going mainstream; get rid of that red dot; Amazon to sell (most) Apple; Snapchat still hemorrhaging employees; Iron Fist; Salt Fat Acid Heat; more Star Trek is coming; fires destroy movie & TV history; HotnHairy72; Threatin rocks! This episode is brought to you by Privacy. Use Privacy virtual cards, and get up to $5 off your first purchase. Signup in under a minute with your debit or checking account at http://privacy.com/gog! Show notes at http://gog.show/298

Duration:01:04:22

297: Double Rage Latte

11/12/2018
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That doctored video; LA is burning; #GoogleWalkout working; Big Blue on the 'chain; Facebook discovers lying; Ev Williams is a hypocrite; Bird corrals; Amazon: kill & replicate; USPS Informed Delivery; you can tell by the way they walk; Microsoft sounds facial recognition warning; Dubai's flying motorcycles. Show notes at http://gog.show/297 This episode is sponsored by eero! Get $100 off the ‘Eero base unit and 2 beacons package’ and a year of eero Plus, by visiting eero.com/gog and at...

Duration:01:11:00

296: Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior

11/8/2018
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Oh, Facebook, not again; virtual goes brick & mortar; internet freedom in decline; Google walkout for "real change"; humans are getting botlike; Bird suing cities; House of Cards; Daredevil; Spotify banks on podcasting; Robert Greene; the Winklevi; HQ trivia; spice up your life! The Grumpy Old Geeks prefer Private Internet Access for all your VPN needs! Show notes at http://gog.show/296

Duration:00:48:28

295: Vitamin Melanoma

11/5/2018
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We take the red pill; scooters killed Kenny; WeWork while WeDrink; scanning actors; AI stories; the sun giveth, taketh away; Wyden's smart privacy plan; Siri on Helium; smart thermometers; truth machines at the border; turn off autocorrect; instascams; adulting classes. Show Notes at http://gog.show/295 This episode is brought to you by Hover. For 10% off your first order head over to https://hover.com/gog and get your domain on!

Duration:01:13:02

294: We Broke the World

11/1/2018
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The digital gap; alt-right on the blockchain; Twitter's still too late; Silicon Valley vs the homeless; Google & Amazon employee rebellions; radicalizing the world; Daredevil; Discworld's punk-rock Watch; Massive Attack Banksy tour; Muderbots; bottled air; feedback loop! Show notes at http://gog.show/294

Duration:01:10:55