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Grumpy Old Geeks

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A weekly Technology and Tech News podcast featuring Brian Schulmeister and Jason DeFillippo
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Episodes of Grumpy Old Geeks

Claritin to the rescue; Jack wasn't all that great; Trump is back, no he's not; celebrities leaving Twitter, questioning social media; Scrooge McMusk not paying contractors, charities; Sam-Bankman-Fried, FTX lawsuits; New York restricts crypto
Breaking news on Twitter, Twitter is breaking; it's World Cup time; Black Friday spam; Coachella VIP NFT's go poof; outdated Twitter news - move fast, break things; FTX & celebs being sued; Amazon layoffs; the end of the tech boom; the Mole 202
Moving to Mastodon; doom scrolling & would you really miss social media; Boot Up shanghai'd; lingering COVID societal effects; Twitter's insane week continues - a masterclass is what not to do; Tesla's recalls; collapse through small cascading
A two-factor pain; Jason hops on Brian's soapbox; the self-driving Twitter crash; Meta ditches human-curated newsfeed; verification has always been a joke, but this is really hilarious; Amazon pauses corporate hiring; Google buys an AI startup
Elon is in the Birdhouse; is social media on the way out; we were right about Kanye & self-driving cars; smiles are the new eggs; Ford pivots to data mining; Shutterstock embraces AI-generated art; Apple begrudgingly embraces USB-C; Spotify doe
Automated-tech vehicle deaths; Twitter tumbles as Musk deals reviewed; Amazon's bad news week - unions, attrition costs & lawsuits; Bird migrating out of markets; in Uber ads are coming; Microsoft layoffs; Reddit NFTs booming; Kanye & Parler; M
F around & find out; eggs, legs & self driving cars; Alex Jones; Meta, OnlyFans bribes & Within; what's the ROI for 1.2 billion & 38 users; the Metaverse is getting legs; more NFT & crypto news; Rivian recalls almost all it's trucks; DeepMind &
Getting hit by a Tesla at Whole Foods; Deepcake; Elon's wild Twitter week, TeslaBot Prime; Kim K pays up for crypto pump-and-dump; Bitcoin, climate change & personal impact; Coinbase allows buys, unable to cash out for 6 hours; FCC taking roboc
Why haven't you deleted TikTok yet; Google search gets immersive; Apple Pay Later coming... later; why we aren't going EV or even hybrid yet; space news makes tech cool again; Meta brings the NFTs and... Make-A-Video; James Earl Jones retires,
Patreon & MASH; TikTok treats celebrities not just like us; everyone's getting fined - Uber, Meta & Morgan Stanley; Deep Space Whine; Constantine sequel; Scanners remake; Apple TV+ upcoming projects; Succession; The Grand Tour: A Scandi Flick;
Patreon drama ramps up, considerably - allegedly; Amazon accelerates robotics; Twitter's innovation vs Meta's; this week in Musk; Adobe's weird Figma play antitrust cough; Starbucks rewards NFTs; Merriam-Webster yeets pumpkin spice; Rings of Po
Meta's new fine, data black box, and dissolution of "Responsible Innovation" team; DOJ antitrust action against Google could hurt Apple; more iPhones than Androids in the US for the first time; Tim Cook's burn; LG inexplicably adds NFTs to TVs;
FBI warns about DeFi; SEC after crypto; Facebook supports NFTs while trading tanks; Metaverse standards; blinking pants MetaHTML; Nvidia top AI chip dog; Snap layoffs; Substack reins in spending & perks for writers; Twitter's Onlyfans plans can
MoviePass, if at first, you don't succeed; Musk, absurdly broad & overly burdensome; crypto games; virtual rappers; stealing Project Titan; bitcoin mining, data centers & a global energy crisis; Neuralink's Halloween show-and-tell; SpaceX & T-M
Technology no one wants: palm scanners, the Metaverse, NFTs & crypto; buying real art; Apple's return to work, hiring freeze, Maps & looking into tripling it's ad revenue; Neumann's back, again; fighting for your right to party at an Airbnb; th
Incompetencies; magnets on a stick; tennis elbow & fitness; go ahead and drink the rain in Spain; CHIPS is a go; Cuban does good & bad; Amazon's solutions without problems; Facebook still can't remove white supremacists; Pew study on teen socia
Earth no longer has drinkable rain; Goodreads; Pickleball elbow; Twitter goes after Musk; the week in grift - Ponzi schemes, hacks, regulatory lies, "preemptive" theft, oh my; Meta's Super live streaming platform; movies we haven't watched & so
Hot, Hot, Hot; Google fires engineer that claimed AI was sentient; Shkreli, Cracker Barrel enthusiast & ponzi schemer, is back; ghosted politician wants to make ghosting a crime; Senate grills Apple, Google over crypto app scams; Jon & Punch &
A rare in-person show; space news; piracy is good, so are eggs; Millennium Tower keeps sinking; TikTok job cuts; Twitter trial moves forward; Russian & Chinese fines on big tech; Microsoft hard pass on NFTs; crypto energy use; all the Star Trek
Back from vacation; borrowing for crypto; saving lives; speed news recap: YouTube trailers, Apple & Ive, Microsoft layoffs, Instagram & TikTok for search, Nothing phone, political email spam, GameStop NFT's, population; James Webb telescope ima
Fun with compound pejoratives; TLDR; the layoffs are coming; old-timey Uber problems; Airbnb parties no more; space travel & the environment; limiting sales of Plan B; Facebook seems to be able to moderate abortion pills posts but not much else
Breaking News! TikTok, COVID & coked-up shrimp; ad-targeting problems; Metaverse Standards Forum; designer clothes in the Metaverse; Tesla racial abuse; TikTok US data moved to Oracle; Twitter brings back Chirp, adds blogs; hail a Lyft with cas
Crypto-crash; grifters gonna grift; Google chat-bot building system builds a really good chatbot, not an AI; how not to get people to track your jet; Uber & Lyft lose in Massachusetts; smart license plates; Spotify's safety council; 10 strikes
As one of the longest-running podcasts, "Grumpy Old Geeks" discovers what went wrong on the Internet, and who's to blame. Every week they cut through the BS from big tech and tell you what's really going on. With wide-ranging topics, this show
Pamping the Twetch redesign; NFTs are dead; more crypto lawsuits & investigations; Starbucks shuts down unionized location; Amazon VP pushes sellers to oppose bill good for Amazon; Microsoft cleans up their policies; Apple gets in on Pay Later;
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