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.


282: An Apple Under My Butt

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 This episode is brought to you by Privacy. For a free $5 credit visit! This episode is brought to you by RXBAR. For 25% off your first order, visit and enter Promo Code GOG at checkout.  
01:08:28 9/20/2018

Past Episodes

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 This episode of Grumpy Old Geeks is sponsored by eero! Go to 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 Hover. For 10% off your first order head over to and get your domain on!
01:11:00 9/17/2018
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 This episode is brought to you by Privacy. For a free $5 credit visit!
00:54:13 9/13/2018
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
00:37:43 9/9/2018
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
00:56:20 9/5/2018
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.
01:08:33 9/3/2018
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
00:57:19 8/30/2018
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
00:58:29 8/26/2018
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
01:08:15 8/23/2018
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
00:59:52 8/20/2018
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
01:06:15 8/16/2018

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