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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

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English


Episodes

338: Farting in the Wind

4/21/2019
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Ethics alone can't fix tech; 20 years since Columbine; India leads the world in internet shutdowns; the tyranny of Arial; UK porn block; Pinterest is a legit business, guys; Mueller report on CD-ROM; Facebook forgot millions of Instagram passwords were unencrypted; Google dragnet; Hover; universe's oldest molecule; dead pig brain functions restored; by Grabthar's Hammer! Show notes at https://gog.show/338

Duration:00:35:10

337: Semper Malevolum

4/18/2019
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Flickr login freedom; scooter body counts; Star Wars goes VR; Facebook VR avatars; EU passes copyright law; UK pushes privacy for under 18s; tour Amazon fulfillment centers; we get more dystopian every day; Apple wins in Spotify's battle with songwriters; the alt-Hoff; Game of Thrones; Disney+; Love, Death & Robots; growth hacking; QR tattoos; feedback; Hi, iFixit! Show notes at https://gog.show/337

Duration:01:05:24

336: You'll Get Used to It

4/15/2019
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Lyft & Uber IPOs; Amazon minimum wage challenge; Google Calendar & Hangout spam; China calls bitcoin "seriously wasted resources"; drone delivery is a go; Assange arrested; robocalls & ringless voicemails; hotel data leaks; Amazon is listening; Activision is tracking employee sex lives; Spotify & Hulu; BBEdit; Adobe alternatives; Clean My Mac; black holes; moon crashes; space is hard & dangerous. Show notes at https://gog.show/336

Duration:01:14:43

335: Putting the F-U in FUN

4/11/2019
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Is it good or bad, again; big telecoms suppressing fast internet; accountable & ethical AI: Facebook tracks you after deactivation; Lyft threatens Morgan Stanley; sharing Netflix passwords; Tesla Sentry Mode; bye bye app economy; shoe gazing returns; Shyamalan fail; Zucked; burning scooters; get a job, Influencers; feedback. Show notes at https://gog.show/335

Duration:01:06:31

334: Shrodinger's Cancer

4/8/2019
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Amazon & Whole Paycheck; AI ethics; the Internet Archive; political texts; Australia's knee jerk reaction; 996.icu; Snap ads; Tesla's autopilot; scooter news; privacy for plants & birds; bumbling Chinese spies; malware created cancer nodes; more exposed databases; eradicating stalkerware; Scrivner; Apple's charging mat killed; burrito blankets. Show notes at http://gog.show/334

Duration:01:10:51

333: Halfway to Hell

4/4/2019
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Remembrance of internets past; what is tech ethics; Lyft stock rises, tanks; EU won't wreck internet; Zuck asks for government help; Google employee backlash; Apple shifts to rentier creep; YouTube lets YouTube go wild; the Dirt; Twilight Zone; the Cure; the Fourth Realm; things have changed; you don't own your health data; feedback. Show notes at http://gog.show/333

Duration:01:10:03

332: 3 Hots and a Cod

4/1/2019
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Social media & memory; Facebook bans white nationalism; HUD charges FB with discrimination; Article 13; hedge funs don't believe in Lyft; Twitter considering labeling Trump; the gloaming web; ditching credit card numbers; Grindr a national security risk; AirBnb hidden camera problems; Wasabi; love on the old school internet; Kale. Show notes at http://gog.show/332

Duration:01:18:23

331: Flat Bubbles

3/28/2019
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Digital shabbat follow-up; AI for the American People; Psychedelic Warlords; podcast news; Alexa in the hospital; LA fights for e-scooter data; burn out in China's Silicon Valley; drunk shopping; McDonald's big data buy; YouTube cancels big-budget originals; the Dirt; Apple's services; art matters; manufactured nostalgia; time keeps on slipping away. Show notes at http://gog.show/331

Duration:01:28:25

330: Bush League

3/25/2019
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Our 6 year anniversary; Florida Man meme; escooter fatalities; everything is good, no wait bad; FCC's commenting problem; Myspace blanked; Moviepass does not understand unlimited; Patreon goes Pro; EU fines Google, again; Clint Watts; AI art & memories of KPT Bryce; Facebook's plaintext passwords; Bill & Ted; the fall of Theranos; Apple product drop; Digital Minimalism; Shabbat Shalom. Show notes at http://gog.show/330

Duration:01:32:19

329: Patines Del Diablo

3/18/2019
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Continuing Facebook fiascos; unionize, podcasters; the devil's skates; Apple takes Spotify to task; who's worse, Zuck or Dorsey; Telegram rises; a "dirty little secret" IBM scrapes legal photos; BreedReady Chinese databases; a year after Cambridge Analytica; DARPA's open source voting system; Harry Potter-Go; Leo-based infographics; breakthroughs in sound; tactical sporks. Show notes at http://gog.show/329

Duration:01:04:20

328: Slanderous & Unnecessary

3/14/2019
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CDC studying e-scooters; Warren's Tech Antitrust Plan; Facebook fighting on all fronts now; Apple's video service; Lucky Palmer Luckey; inside Twitter's health plan; Amazon ousts merchants, caught selling counterfeits of books, again; Shockwave gone; cash in stores; Carolla; Umbrella Academy; the Spy & the Traitor; hipster fail; Tim/Apple double & triple down. Show notes at http://gog.show/328

Duration:01:11:46

327: The King is Dead, Long Live the King

3/11/2019
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Amazon gets subsidy to move into Arlington County; scooters sued in San Diego; UK requires age verification for porn; the last time unprofitable companies went public; almost half of AI startups have no AI; Airbnb buys hotel company; US & Mexico tracking journalists; Facebook's pivot to privacy; Alphabet's cybersecurity; charging stands; transient anuses & penis enlargement; good ol' Tim Apple. Show notes at http://gog.show/327

Duration:01:05:39

326: Whiskey in the Morning

3/7/2019
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Net Neutrality back on the table; Lyft growing, losing $1 billion; Workism; Google wage equality's surprising twist; China's social credit score in action; Tesla's Model 3; Jibo out; YouTube culture; winter is coming; Discovery & the Orville; New Order; podcasting industry changes; alcohol, coffee and fat is good for you; feedback. Show notes at http://gog.show/326

Duration:01:00:27

325: One Hot Pocket at a Time

3/4/2019
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E-Scooter braking problems; Facebook's clear history tool & "stablecoin"; FTC takes on tech, finally; Amazon pulls out of Seattle; government finally looking at "we're just a platform"; get those lithium-ion batteries off of planes; some Star Wars tangents; what big data actually can predict; TikTok gets fined for the children; cooler tracking and a call to action; lint in your port; Luminar; BBQ Fyre. Show notes at http://gog.show/325

Duration:01:13:30

324: Down with the CRISPR

2/28/2019
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Unintended CRISPR consequences; YouTube, Bill Gates takes on anti-vaxxers; facial recognition regulations; Stamps.com (not an ad); scooter software glitches; HoloLens; Ev out from Twitter; BMW's AI; the horrible lives of moderators; Vice; Clear & Vivid; Abducted in Plain Sight; hand jobs; Grumpy Old Marxists. Show notes at http://gog.show/324

Duration:01:10:50

323: This One Goes to 11G

2/25/2019
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Digital ads take over traditional; Zuck explains ad-free Facebook isn't simple; NASA bringing drone traffic control; Trump brings us... 6G?; latest list of dildos that steal your personal data; a peek into Chinese surveillance state; Google's forgotten microphones; Emojis in court; GetFact; Consarn Dad-Sizzle St. Boogar! Show notes at http://gog.show/323

Duration:01:00:58

322: VINDICATION!

2/23/2019
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On Twitter, delete = set visibility to zero; Open Markets against monopolies; AI fake faces; Google's shell corps; UK wants to regulate Facebook; don't give Instagram your credit card; RIP Oppy the Mars Rover; Oscar screeners; Netflix completes Marvel purge; Darknet Diaries; hygiene guide; feedback loop; Disintegration is the best album ever. Show notes at http://gog.show/322

Duration:01:07:59

321: Contact!

2/18/2019
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Regulation matters, mostly; Facebook multi-billion fine; Amazon pulls out of NYC; rejecting side hustles; conversational Twitter; not all fun and memes; Blizzard layoffs; 500px hacked; police & Ring Neighborhoods; smartwatches; LoveSync; cilantro rice & air fried steaks; vintage magic kingdom photos. Show notes at http://gog.show/321

Duration:01:14:16

320: Thanks, I Hate It

2/14/2019
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Living without the tech giants; what does delete mean with Facebook; America first in AI; Paris sues Airbnb; Mars One is dead; more scooter disasters; Generation Wealth; MASH; Carolla news girl podcasts; Deadly Class; John Twelve Hawks frees your mind; people don't trust the blockchain. Show notes at http://gog.show/320

Duration:01:00:48

319: The United States of Apathy

2/11/2019
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Facebook fatigue; scooter injuries; Bezos Fire Stick; the Grammies & Oscars out of touch; facial recognition self-regulation; Silicon Valley tax avoidance; Snap, Twitter & manipulating the numbers; bounty hunters accessing GPS data for years; Germany takes on Facebook; screen-recording apps; bug bounties; China's privacy conundrum; bacon, eggs & the 101. Show notes at http://gog.show/319

Duration:01:05:49