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Grumpy Old Geeks is a weekly podcast where 2 old Internet vets Jason DeFillippo and Brian Schulmeister talk about the Internet, music, apps and more.

Grumpy Old Geeks is a weekly podcast where 2 old Internet vets Jason DeFillippo and Brian Schulmeister talk about the Internet, music, apps and more.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Grumpy Old Geeks is a weekly podcast where 2 old Internet vets Jason DeFillippo and Brian Schulmeister talk about the Internet, music, apps and more.

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@GOGPodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

264: Now with Extra Italy

6/18/2018
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Sherlock Escapes; Bird/Weed Connection; Net Neutrality is DEAD; FBI get the goods; Shatner and IBM go blockchain; Star Trek VR; Bunkers are bad; China hates monkeys; Google can't translate rules judge; Smart water bottles are back. Show notes at http://gog.show/264

Duration:01:11:03

263: Bird Flu Epidemics

6/11/2018
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Scooters spreading; Sherlock, hero; RIP Bourdain; browser swapping; streaming scandals; Facebook data trending; declining crypto-crap; Buzzfeed pivots; Apple WWDC; Riverhead holo-phones; VR doilies; revisionist memories; Scalzi; an incomplete list of bunk. Show notes at http://gog.show/263

Duration:01:12:28

262: Domin-Uh-Ohs

6/4/2018
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Really bad pizza; Pinterest; teens abandoning Facebook, really; Expanse, saved; 5 types of Alexa users; Jet-black; Common Sense; Roseanne's Twitter; Letterman; Evil Genius; the Americans; Goldfrapp & Gorillaz; the Bleak State; Google's Do A Little Bit of Evil, Solo! Show notes at http://gog.show/262

Duration:01:07:29

261: Money For Nothing

5/31/2018
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We've updated our Privacy Policy; GDPR; tech & defense; scooter madness; internet ghost towns; Uber profits; ICO scams; break up Facebook; the Expanse, saved; Vevo, dead; phone security; facial recognition for fun & profit; Alexa, open the pod bay doors. Show notes at http://gog.show/261

Duration:01:37:28

260: A Laurel and Hardy Handshake

5/21/2018
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Google faked AI? More scooters, bikes; Net Neutrality; are you really the product; Bitcoin energy use; SEC fakes ICO; Alexa development; holographic blockchain phones; the Expanse; AI songwriting; YouTube; keys to the cyber; phone location tracking. Show notes at http://gog.show/260

Duration:01:24:24

259: All Your Blockchain Are Belong To Us

5/14/2018
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Customer non-service; nothing matters; robocalling, phone-scheduling overlords; Musk & Grimes; Facebook is just fine; Klout out; AI cones; sadness porn; exploiting voice assistants; Uber ignores people; drone swarms; android app oops; TaTaTuuuuuuie. Show notes at http://gog.show/259

Duration:01:43:55

258: Divestment Of Responsibility

5/7/2018
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A bird in the bush; personal investment; Spotify & the gym business model; Stories rising; Facebook's F8 Fate; BeyondMenu's brazen scam; pirate radio on YouTube; Facebook Watch; Palantir; robot assassins; your genome has been hacked; hotdog/not hotdog. Show notes at http://gog.show/258

Duration:01:44:07

257: Is AI Porn?

4/30/2018
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Our own Betteridge's Law; Facebook & Twitter's good news; YouTube drops more creators; the Internet is growing up; Bitcoin is a scam; Alexa game changers; disenfranchised franchises; the DNA police; tech task forces; more AI & ML; customer service bots. Show notes at http://gog.show/257

Duration:01:30:45

256: You Can Call Me AI

4/21/2018
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Live from Los Angeles; San Fran Scooter debacle; your customers are terrible; AI, AGI, ML & decision trees; Snap streaks; robot Ikea overlords; Apple Watch; the Expanse; Lost In Space; the Cure, Shirley Manson & the Scully Effect; mutant enzyme; eSwatini. Show notes at http://gog.show/256

Duration:01:21:55

255: Community Service

4/16/2018
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Our all Q&A episode as Jason heads back to Cali. We discuss the ethics of our trips to Sweden; encryption, VPNs & the right amount of paranoia; Spotify & labels; smart home devices; blockchain; WARNING: This episode may self-destruct, just like Facebook. Show notes at http://gog.show/255

Duration:01:36:04

254: Pedantic Fail

4/9/2018
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More Facebook fails; the Zuck Community drinking game; YouTube shooting; France goes AI; Google military projects; Phantom Auto; Virgin Galactic is back; Apple ditches Intel; put the camera down; RIP Meltdown; mini-podcasts; mapping music; data spills; mail drones. Show notes at http://gog.show/254

Duration:01:47:00

253: Too Little, Too Late

4/2/2018
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Too little, too late, Zuck, Wylie & Jack; Bird Wrangling; folding socks; you agreed to this; Trump vs Amazon; the Americans; X-Files; Ready Player Dumb; Vezt; Assange offline; Under Armor breach; privacy & death; oldest sites online; SpaceX; Marlon Bundo. Show notes at http://gog.show/253

Duration:01:44:56

252: Cluster Zuck

3/26/2018
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Uber has a body count; Zuckerberg has a crappy week; Kalanick goes slumlord; Opera gets better; Blockchain kiddie porn and tipping; Blue Compass review; Earworm Removal Machine; YouTube Hates Guns; Deliveroo on the Darkweb; Poop Emoji Retargeting. Show notes at http://gog.show/252

Duration:02:14:24

251: SpaceForce2000

3/19/2018
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Rogue satellites; uplifting Musk; migrating Birds; AirBnB reality; YouTube & Wikipedia; Equifax CIO caught; Theranos fraud; Trim app; hodl the door; privacy review; citizen scores; Yahoo class-action; the Gall—Peters Projection; YouPic; RIP Hawking. Show notes at http://gog.show/251

Duration:01:17:07

250: Useful But Creepy

3/12/2018
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250 episodes of mild grump; not making $ w/ YouTube & Uber; fighting Birds; unintended consequences; baffling Snap; Bat Day; Netflix, rising; Dirty Coin; bad UI; Jessica Jones; the Cure; Moviepass tracking; Alexa laughing; the Narc Squad; Goop; the Cyber. Show notes at http://gog.show/250

Duration:01:46:59

249: Distributed Excel Spreadsheet

3/5/2018
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Blockchain, explained; more completely wrong headlines; rat race to the bottom; Spotify; social media rules; removing yourself from searches; adventures in PC land; ello, Vero; expensive cameras & bad bags; upcoming shows; DNA barcodes; predictive policing. Show notes at http://gog.show/249

Duration:02:18:34

248: Side Hustle

2/26/2018
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Uber & the gig economy; Airbnb cheats & Spotify swindles; FCC order; death of the web; Snapchat user revolt; the great Twitter purge; Facebook peaks; grim AI future; Youtube trending; Maps, quantified; reboots; GDPR; game malware; biohack; the Grump Boat. Show notes at http://gog.show/248

Duration:01:50:18

247: Thoughts and Prayers

2/19/2018
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Here we are, again; Doggie DNA; Apple glass accidents; cryptomining instead of ads; Magic Leap’s some amount of money; Amazon layoffs; Berlin bans Airbnb; facial analysis bias, informed consent & data ethics; Star Trek; Smashing Pumpkins; Mac viruses. http://gog.sow/247

Duration:01:21:47

246: Ground Control to Grumpy Tom

2/12/2018
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Cars on Mars; Bird tweets; Deepfakes; Facebook flaws; Twitter & Snapchat fake news; paywalls; MoviePass math; Sodastream hacks; Blade Stunners; Solo & Jessica Jones; ID10T; data ethics; Minecraft mining; phishing tricks; magically delicious detergents. Show notes at http://gog.show/246

Duration:01:48:49

245: The Internet of Moisture

2/5/2018
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Hot humidifier talk; peak media saturation; cryptocurrency woes; dropping Facebook; Amazon, Apple earnings; follower factories; fake porn & Nic Cage; boring flamethrowers; Dr. Demento; Groundhog Day; Strava Island; cheeserolling; Lennny Skutniks; Smominru! Show notes at http://gog.show/245

Duration:01:44:21