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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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Episodes

288: Ten Times the Nerve

10/11/2018
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SpaceX launch; police use Fitbit data; IoT privacy, botnets & California; Google+ gone; your Smart Speaker friends; Facebook Portal, Verizon's lies; Bird delivery; SnapCrap; Mr. Bean; Jawbreaker; Banksy; listener feedback; we have reached peak stupid. Show notes at http://gog.show/288

Duration:00:57:31

287: 20 Grand Wang

10/8/2018
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California vs Everyone; Presidential Texts; Coinbase; Ponzi schemes on the blockchain; Uber income; Path shuts down; the Mandalorian; forced face unlock; China's chips & dips; Instagram location; Alexa audio hacks; Russians vs Star Wars; giant skull asteroids. Show notes at http://gog.show/287 This episode of Grumpy Old Geeks 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 checkout enter gog!

Duration:01:01:24

286: Back With Another One of Those Blockchain Beats

10/4/2018
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Leave Facebook, if you dare; Amazon wage increase; Musk SEC settlement; CA sued for Net Neutrality Bill; Devil's Triangle; shoe gazing supergroup; Tea & booze with the Dames; the Notorious RBG; Joan Jett; Molly's Game; Blockchain for Brexit, Lettuce & Life; Incept: Web 4.0? Show notes at http://gog.show/286 This episode is brought to you by Hover. For 10% off your first order head over to hover.com/gog and get your domain on!

Duration:01:08:12

285: Don't Go Breaking My Heart

10/1/2018
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Migraines & wet brains; the mess of measurements; SEC sues Musk; Stories, stories & more stories; DNA playlists; blockchain voting; Uber wins then loses; workers lose then win; Assange out; OpSec; facial scanning; Facebook's shadow contact info & network breach; instascams! Show notes at http://gog.show/285

Duration:01:07:16

284: Dark Mode Nipple Patch

9/27/2018
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Dark mode Mojave; ChairGate2018; IoT California Bill; microtasking & gig economy problems; SiriusXM & Pandora; Instagram's not CEO leaving; NYT sues FCC; our Mosquito overlords; Tenacious D; Picard; Dan Rather; Dark Matter leaves us hanging; don't steal GPS devices; sexy Handmaids. Show notes at http://gog.show/284 This episode is brought to you by Privacy. For a free $5 credit visit privacy.com/gog!

Duration:01:11:08

283: Hi, Victim.

9/24/2018
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Banning memes; Bird vs Pentagon; Ticketmaster scandal; BitCoin bug; Cody Wilson; building for addiction; Podcasting industry collapse; the National Cyber Strategy (on WordPress); Magecart; Tiger Text; onanism; dash cams; Amazon Alexa products; damn good burgers. Show notes at http://gog.show/283

Duration:01:04:26

282: An Apple Under My Butt

9/20/2018
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Disappearing digital "purchases"; meme-checking AIs that work, maybe; Twitter goes chronological; drunk shopping economy; the Emmys; Coen Brothers yee-haw; let's get goth; Iron Fist 2; Play Bigger; X-Files answers; all kinds of feedback; Whoa! Alright! Show notes at http://gog.show/282 This episode is brought to you by Privacy. For a free $5 credit visit privacy.com/gog! This episode is brought to you by RXBAR. For 25% off your first order, visit RXBAR.com/gog and enter Promo Code GOG at...

Duration:01:08:27

281: The InterCops

9/17/2018
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Meet-cute; AI finds aliens; real X-Files; EU passes Copyright Directive, breaks internet; the Great Crypto Crash; Kimmel hates Bird; piling on Tesla; you own nothing; JPEG on the blockchain; Apple kills Fitbit; Trend Micro oops; rules of Cyberwar; mSpy, again. Show notes at http://gog.show/281 This episode of Grumpy Old Geeks is sponsored by eero! Go to eero.com and use the promo code GOG at checkout to get FREE NEXT DAY SHIPPING TO THE US AND CANADA! This episode is brought to you by...

Duration:01:10:59

280: People Are the Bottlenecks

9/13/2018
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Fireside follow-up; creepy TVs; Zuck ain't enough; Uber safety; Snapchat's slow steady decline; OCR is now AI; Adware removal tools spying; dangerous drones; drunk on a plane movie reviews; yes, the Orville; deleting your social media; feedback loop; crypto ball! Show notes at http://gog.show/280 This episode is brought to you by Privacy. For a free $5 credit visit privacy.com/gog!

Duration:00:54:12

279: Live from Fireside 2018

9/10/2018
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Coming to you live in front of a studio audience from the 2018 Fireside Conference in Canada, where the milk comes in bags and the vodka comes in cans; AI buzzword bingo; what not to do as a start up; Elon Musk, up in smoke; Stop BEZOS Act; you can't give away crypto; white hats go rogue; send in the mounties! Show notes at http://gog.show/279

Duration:00:37:41

278: A Sinking Ship Brings Down All Boats

9/6/2018
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Rejected by Instagram; Petro nonexistent; genesis of the gig economy; unpaid moderators & "volunteers"; Facebook's private groups; UBI is hard; robot-safe jobs; NASA product endorsements; Follow This; ASMR; Mr. Robot goes offline; Jaron Lanier; we gotta fight, for our right, to scoooooter! Show notes at http://gog.show/278

Duration:00:56:19

277: I Am A Cautionary Tale

9/3/2018
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Google's Rigged!; the dangers of opt-out; FTC investigating crowdfunding; Amazon vs Bernie; Yahoo still reading your email; NotPetya, cyberwar; McAfee hacked, again; everything's better on the blockchain; Alexa & Santa Claus; Nikon; Instagram verification; smart tattoos. http://gog.show/277

Duration:01:08:32

276: Perfectly Imperfect

8/30/2018
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AirBnb sues for you; border phone seizures; Musk steps back; YouTube boxers; Mozilla data tracking; Big Bang Burnout; Foundation is coming; Preacher; Upgrade; Nirvana live; the Divine Comedy; Hollywood nannies; watching nothing on Twitch; run, journalist, run! Show notes at http://gog.show/276

Duration:00:57:18

275: Now With More Breasts

8/27/2018
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Nobody trusts Twitter or Facebook, what is Snapchat doing? WeWork; we're all screwed; reputation scores; the anti-VPN; moderating billions; hacking insider trading; DNC hacked, wait, nope; Reality Winner; Spyware exposed; Screens4; Brizzly; water on the moon; dancing on your grave. Show notes at http://gog.show/275

Duration:00:58:28

274: Beer Saves the Day

8/23/2018
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San Fran Poop Patrol; AI art; who disrupts the disruptors; Twitter's left leanings & nose rings; AR ads; Verizon throttling firefighters; Empire; Watchmen; Infinity War; Warren Ellis; Hemingway's guide to life; listener feedback; the Podchain! Show notes at http://gog.show/274

Duration:01:08:14

273: Hacky Hack Hack

8/20/2018
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GoFundMe healthcare; Apple hacked by fan; Moviepass, limited; this is Jack's alt-right Twitter; Google employees draw the line; Facebook loses billions of views; AI investing; Elon Musk needs sleep; Blackhat roundup; imposter Fortnite; camping power, Le Grand K! Show notes at http://gog.show/273

Duration:00:59:51

272: Vulcan Tighty-Whities

8/16/2018
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SPACE FORCE! WeWork at losing money; Google still tracking you; hacking voting machines; A New Spock; new Monty Python; streaming killed the music star; sand & salt; murderbots; Snapchat Dysmorphia; Seagal & Rodman 2020; Airbnb breaking down walls; the perfect banana. Show notes at http://gog.show/272

Duration:01:06:14

271: There are FOUR lights!

8/13/2018
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Picard to the rescue; rigged gig economy; Moviepass changes plan; Facebook regrets; Twitter stands with Alex Jones; NYC caps Uber; music on the blockchain; podchaining; Snapchat fail; DARPA vs Deepfake; going cashless; Cozmo; Magic Leap; yay, asbestos! Show notes at http://gog.show/271

Duration:00:58:02

270: The Mean Cul-de-sacs

8/6/2018
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FB's got 99 problems; burning down the scooter; DNA deals; delete old Tweets; Moviepass lumbers on; Apple trillion; working up from the middle; chairs, desks & monitors, oh my; Bourdain, bad TV & British slang; Reddit hack; Quiet Skies; bad actors; super donkeys! Show notes at http://gog.show/270

Duration:01:36:44

269: Winehousestein

7/30/2018
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Bad QI; Bird graveyards; Toronto tech; Twitter trending twitches; Facebook takes a hit, finally; Moviepass plunges; GM goes peer-to-peer; abandoning cash; Google's DTP; Fairy Vulcan earbuds; Deadwood; Luke Cage; social prisons; hacking SIMs; ASCII art tattoos. Show notes at http://gog.show/269

Duration:01:59:17