Grumpy Old Geeks - Covering tech news, security, movies, tv shows, and books for tech savvy adults

Grumpy Old Geeks - Covering tech news, security, movies, tv shows, and books for tech savvy adults

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 - Covering tech news, security, movies, tv shows, and books for tech savvy adults

370: Weaponized Winona

China retaliates against Cisco; CEOs change corporate accountabilities; banks look to blockchain; IRS wants its crypto-cut; Uber cuts balloons; Facebook moderators in India get pay hike; News tab will be people not AI; Idiocracy coming true; Mrs. Maisel; Jett; the Boys; Stranger Things; Apple media news; Carlin book; Standard Ebooks; biohacking; feedback loop. Show notes at
01:02:01 8/20/2019

Past Episodes

Snooping to improve "AI"; podcasting music; AI exaggerations & lies; WeWork's insane IPO; Google employees "refuse to be complicit," sign petition; robocalls; biometric data exposed; Rekognition; hacking cameras; Null license plate; mission statements; smart home mess; fridge tweets; Mac apps; drinking with Geoffrey. Show notes at
01:09:52 8/17/2019
Ch-ch-changes; no self-driving cars; Taco Hotel; Tesla surveillance; Verizon sells Tumblr; HarmonyOS; Nein, Deliveroo!; turning off the experiment; social media censorship; manual switches; Lord of the Rings; Football; the Boys; the Family; Nein, Sampling!; Shirley Manson; Atomik Vodka; don't self-administer CRISPR; feedback loop. Show notes at
01:05:11 8/13/2019
Microsoft is listening too, but are we really surprised; 8chan goes peer-to-peer; we need to revisit safe harbor; the techlash has come; a potentially bigger Facebook class-action lawsuit; Amazon warehouse workers do PR; Uber lost billions; ride sharing makes traffic worse; Yelp & Grubhub play dirty; new MacBook & subscriptions; smart lights; hiding from gadgets with gadgets; group sex app leaks location; PacMan Ghosts are AI? Show notes at
01:05:24 8/9/2019
Stop the ladies in the tube recording you; we've had enough, 8chan; Google whack-a-mole with paywalls; "AI" bar systems; e-scooters not so green; Snap wants more money; millennials have no friends; the -yawn- MCU; Sackhoff rules; Idles; spider people; more popcorn SciFi; Blackout; scamming Amazon; feedback loop. Show notes at
01:02:42 8/7/2019
Google and Apple about face on creepy voice recording; Lyft bikes go boom; Facebook reads your mind; YouTube is racialist; Domino's hates the blind; Tesla hates dogs; The FTC hates Amazon and Apple; The best furry ever; Bronies say farewell; Ringworm! Show notes at
01:36:47 8/2/2019
You have a moral obligation to claim your Equifax money; Uber layoffs; Facebook lied, shocking; Github blocks some foreign developers; Bird loses money, wants more; mobile consolidation; YouTubers unionizing; Tesla streams; anonymizing data does nothing; robotic hands; Sony crowdfunds; Amazon cancels Lore, renews Expanse for season 5; Another Life; Japan approves animal-human hybrids; entitled Tesla owners; feedback loop. Show notes at
00:42:03 7/30/2019
Food poisoning & the Canadian flu; the harsh Faceapp truth; San Fran plan to fix inequality; Tinder rebels against Google; drone down; neuroscientists take on free will; Picard is back; the Orville goes to Hulu; inheriting text and chat data; Google's useless confidential mode; BlueKeep exploit being sold; to DNA test or not to DNA test, that is the question; feedback loop. Show notes at
01:11:04 7/27/2019
We were just kidding, guys; Baader-Meinhof redux; Libra, paused; AI takes over poker, Rubik's cube; Elon Musk wants braiiiins; Apple goes peak podcast; Netflix growth lower than expected; streaming TV costs are piling up; all finances of Bulgaria hacked; Faceapp tempest in a teapot; Dohm; Prime Day deals; Airmail, 1password go subscription; Brian gets DeepBeetlejuiced; Wiener gum. Show notes at
00:53:34 7/19/2019
YouTube's toxic feedback loop; e-scooter death; Facebook's $5 billion wrist-slap; Assange's war room; FBI social media surveillance; streaming eco-footprint; AT&T sued for location data; Jessica Jones; the Grand Tour; Eric Idle; getting to the Moon; interdimensional insurance agent; the Solar War; psychic apps; storming Area 51; feedback loop. Show notes at
00:54:56 7/16/2019
AI in music; Amazon upskill training; Microsoft vs Slack; running your home like a business; Tesla code stealer; T-Mobile arbitration terms of service; be a plumber; the internet cops are here; Zoom; license plate readers; satellite surveillance; Google recordings leaked; flying cars & hair straighteners; Marpac sound machines; Firefox; investing in Lego. Show notes at
01:17:28 7/13/2019

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