Grumpy Old Geeks

By Jason DeFillippo & Brian Schulmeister with Dave Bittner

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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.


Episode Date
454: Pennies From Jack
01:06:08

Jack dips his toes into Universal Basic Income; Facebook fails civil rights audit; Elon Musk says self-driving cars will happen this year; Walmart to launch Amazon competitor; Loon balloons; Quibi users quit; tech & pro sports; Palantir going public; metamucil & back problems; Clearview AI preemptively pulls out of Canada; TikTok troubles; living the Slack free life; digital assistants & routines; social media time management.

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Jul 11, 2020
453: Ye Olde Grim Reaper McReaperface
00:48:51

Influencers ignoring the pandemic, but hey, it's fried chicken day; USA exploring banning TikTok, other Chinese apps; some hot stock talk; John Smith's abandoned shopping carts; Ye Olde Pubby Mcdrunkface; cutting the cord, increasing the cost; the complicated mess of streaming; Muppets; Hamilton; Perry Mason; Eric Idle's local, the Grim Reaper; Kayne for President; Clash Royale & feedback.

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Jul 08, 2020
452: Knucklehead Behavior
01:27:09

Here comes the lockdown; you get a ban, and you get a ban, and you get a ban - India bans TikTok, other Chinese apps; Reddit bans 2,000 subreddits; Twitch bans Trump; YouTube bans alt-right figures; Facebook versus Natural News; deep fakes for good; dealing with racist terms in tech; As Told by Emoji; LOTR, Band of Brothers; live concerts in Nashville; Gigi Edgley on cons; Olympus exists camera market; feedback.

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Jul 01, 2020
451: Trust Deficit
01:00:42

Virtual doctor visits; re-opening disasters; stimulus checks for the dead; Facebook truth deficit; clearing out that embarrassing Netflix watch list; Reform Government Surveillance coalition; yes, it's a really bad bill; campaign apps; Apple's new privacy features, nutrition labels; bronies have a message board problem; TikTok for business; fictional world stats; heard immunity fest; the world year to be alive; petafloppin'.

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Jun 27, 2020
450: Nothing Burger
00:57:06

TikTok takes down Trump; DIY chair & fire alarm fixes; working at Pinterest is awful; Nextdoor removes the "Karen" button; Spotify testing interactive podcast ads; Flash is dead, really this time; Apple WWDC news; Blueleaks; the King of Staten Island; Tony Hawk Masterclass; Watchmen; a second opinion on Farscape; Fleishman is in Trouble; really bad Sci-Fi; How to Write Funniest; feedback; shocking nothing burgers.

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Jun 24, 2020
449: Tip of the Tunaberg
00:43:28

Not our finest hour; some good Coronavirus news; we finally know what line you can't cross with Zuckerberg; Google boots right wing sites from ad platform; Stop Hate for Profit targets Facebook; Twitter rolls out... audio tweets?; Jump exists Europe; Starslink ready for beta-testers; listening via light bulb; caught by tattoo; don't login once you've been fired; real consequences in Big Tuna; FDA approves prescription video game; Snapchat does it again; synth searches.

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Jun 20, 2020
448: Unplug Everything!
01:11:20

Legion of bugs mean a billion hackable IoT devices; United Airlines bumped out of NASDAQ by DocuSign; airport security theater; T-Mobile outage not huge DDoS, just incompetence; Germany contact tracing app; Facebook deplatforms anti-racists, thinking they're racists; Instagram to pull back the curtain, maybe; Quibi is a failure; 6 Feet Apart; Knives Out & Clue; Roland's 808; Dave Chappelle; IP Man, come to save the day; popcorn Sci-Fi; feedback.

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Jun 17, 2020
447: My God, It’s Full of Karens!
01:07:47

A farewell to COVID Corner; Apple takes on racial equity; IBM, Microsoft, Amazon halt facial recognition tech for police; Facebook chief diversity officer; disinformation mentors; Nextdoor has a Karen problem; Cox punishes neighborhood over one user; Stormtrooper news; Photoshop's new camera app; the Winklevii make movie about themselves; Moons leave their planets; I hear the Tesla Coils echoing tonight.

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Jun 14, 2020
446: The Well Hath Runneth Dry
01:10:51

Covid Cases are, unsurprisingly, rising; Facebook browser redesign, more resignations; Uber leaves Levandowski out to dry; 75 year old provocateurs; police & your phone data; Michigan's MIDAS algorithmic touch; sensible content moderation plans; Twitch & music copyrights; the Media Candy well is running dry; the Vast of Night; upcoming sci-fi movies; down the music documentary rabbit hole; Last Week Tonight; the Banker; Influencers in the wild; feedback.

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Jun 11, 2020
445: User Generated Incarceration
00:58:16

FBI asks for videos of violence during protests, gets videos of police; #BlackOutTuesday; Fiona Fauxtesting; Twitter, Snapchat & Facebook on Trump; where are our contact tracing apps; Zoom end-to-end encryption business model; bot detection tools; Bittner gets a Stormtrooper, sort of; audio apps & doodads for the pro podcaster; social distancing Werewolf; San Dimas High rules!

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Jun 06, 2020
444: Hello Dystopia!
00:57:38

So, yeah, we aren't gonna talk about that; yay, SpaceX & NASA; Facebook employees stage virtual walkout, roll out set-visibility-to-zero feature; Twitter continues to flag posts; Coronavirus is the new eggs; Microsoft lays off journalists, replaces them with AI; Uber destroys bikes & scooters; Instacart tip-baiting; social distancing in the supermarket; people can't sleep; Into the Night; Somebody Feed Phil; Space Force; Kylie Jenner not a billionaire; police out-sourcing; feedback.

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Jun 03, 2020
443: Farewell Utopia
01:00:31

The tweet label heard around the world; social media executive orders; wherefore art thou, Zuck?; quarantine reunion shows; SpaceX take two; Magic Leap CEO out; Globe home-sharing takes a stand; Instagram sharing revenue, sort of; Palantir may leave California; Elon Musk is teflon; the wheel of fate; Covid Corner; Ladies in the Tube and bodily functions; HBO's confusing streaming approach; Tidal, what?

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May 30, 2020
442: White Claw Wall
00:49:22

Quarantine, tech & the third-quarter phenomenon; of course Facebook knew the algorithms were divisive; 44.2Tbps cables; NASA & SpaceX astronaut launch a go; stretching out wine & White Claw walls; Muppets & Fraggle Rock are back; Hotel Artemis; Into the Night; good ol' Huell Howser; Minions; Spy Wars; Hightown; Amazon & Apple invest in podcasts (just not ours); e-cheating in e-sports; feedback.

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May 27, 2020
441: Furry Party Gonna be Awesome
01:06:30

Dreaming & FPGAs; Fitbit pivots; Apple & Google launch exposure notification API; no, we don't have 5G, AT&T; Netflix does subscribers a solid; WFH for Facebook, Shopify; Prime Day delay; podcasting news with Rogan, Call Her Daddy; family squabbles & GDPR; Hulu's new interface; scooters are like cockroaches; PathSpot checks your hand washing; Xbox, Windows NT 3.5 code leaked; it's the end of the World Famous KROQ as we know it.

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May 23, 2020
440: Precedented Times
01:32:36

Now more than ever, in these unprecedented times, DRINK; Giphy business plan; Square at home; no end point in sight; Uber layoffs; weaponizing social media for good; Fitbit comes a bit late to the ventilator game; DJI patent infringement; Untappd tracking; Matrix co-director slaps Ivanka & Elon; new Star Trek; here comes Hamilton; kid's shorts; Shakespeare for Squirrels; mainstreamed conspiracy theories; fort plans; feedback.

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May 20, 2020
439: Stormbittner
01:06:26

LUMI has landed; Uber masks; Twitter employees can work at home forever; Facebook settlement with moderators, censoring, buying Giphy; video games have record sales; Unreal Engine royalty-free; France gives social media sites an hour to remove illegal content; exhausting Zoom firings; Dave wants to join the 501st Legion; engagement, not enrichment; Upload; the English Game; more Musk; soccer is back.

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May 16, 2020
438: Zuckerbergian Slip
00:51:57

Existential Me Time; Quibi & Katz; Facebook finally gets a Star Chamber; Libra lingers on; FCC ordered to release fake comments; arrest Musk; Stack Overflow furloughs; Influencers are just fine; micro- & teeny-tiny-influencers; monitoring at home & at work, ick; Slack ya later, alligator; Mitigator; Spotify's contact-tracing; TARDIS Zoom; the best chair, ever; Disneyland in 1957; black holes next door; feedback loop.

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May 13, 2020
437: That’s Quarantainment!
00:53:05

Science starting to come in on COVID-19; tracking apps voluntary, sort of; France goes their own way; Uber to require face masks, developing "technology"; May Day strikes get attention; Amazon VP quits in disgust; Quarantainment from Westworld, Devs, Marc Maron, Upload, Hollywood, Homeland, Billions, Killing Eve & Tim's Listening Parties; Eggs, answered; Michael Caine; breaking up on Patreon; YouTube likes money; feedback.

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May 07, 2020
436: COVID19-84
01:05:15

Corona-zombies; I need a haircut; Allostatic load aka brain all dumb now; Lime, Lyft stopping operations; if our leaders don't follow rules, why should we; we're all getting a little antsy; losing friends over social distancing; WTF, Musk; #Maythe4th; feelings check in & McRibs; contact-tracing & trust; some more kid's apps; keyboard nubs; Elgato Stream Deck; death of the office; NASA space sounds; OpenAI Jukebox presents AI Elvis.

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May 02, 2020
435: Pandemic Brain
00:56:37

Drink-up wrap-up; Stanford antibody study; Deepfakes have been floated; Facebook's latest ripoff; Tesla stop sign navigation; Amazon's self-serving algorithm; Westworld; Goonies never say die; SNL getting better; Food Network mindless entertainment; Terry Pratchett TV shows, books coming; a Tyler Perry world; feedback, and lots of it.

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Apr 29, 2020
434: Apex Moron
01:19:25

He may have broken Brian, nothing a little bleach won't fix; toilet paper shortages; CDC warns of second wave; Octoberfest, nein; Quibi versus fans; Magic Leap leaps off a cliff; Abigail Disney & Abigail Amazon; Boston Dynamics pivots; pandemic white lies; FIFA still a festering mess; factory heroes; a manic security segment; sacrificing privacy to get out of quarantine; heavy keyboards; Tyke, Tot and Taters.

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Apr 25, 2020
433: The Woke Must Flow
01:09:28

Furloughs & death clocks; we’re all on the S.S. Minnow; traffic silver linings; Instacart tipping procedures; Facebook misinformation flaws; social media COVID policies failing; America’s funniest Zoom videos; Elmo’s virtual happy hour; the new woke Dune; yet another HBO streaming service; failure is an option; every COVID commercial is exactly the same; masked morons; feedback loop: UVAs, burnt pork & reverse empathy.

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Apr 22, 2020
432: Unified Theory of Oprah
01:00:11

Eggs, fat, masks & step counts; Apple & Google promise they'll turn of tracking, someday, maybe; Amazon is essential, essentially horrible; JEDI silence; the end of the office as we know it; drone scolding; Peacock launches, not really; coronavirus should make us grateful for big tech; security is back, change those passwords; wear your pants; podcast profiteering; last names; stinky ride hails; selfie-sticks for guns.

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Apr 18, 2020
431: Grump Long and Prosper!
01:17:01

Dogs & cats, Apple & Google playing together to track us; South Korea putting wristbands on people for tracking; WeWork won't make deals on rent but asks for them for themselves; Amazon on path to dominance; IKEA blinds finally available; the Witcher; Paraside; god awful Modern Family; BSG live read; Space Force; Minions; tone-deaf celebs; feedback loop.

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Apr 15, 2020
430: Another Day in Paradise
01:33:18

Billionaire's relief funds; WhatsApp trying to stop spread of misinformation; weather prediction; the internet is stronger, scalable; we planted a flag in the moon, it's ours; StageIt sees success after 11 years; we may not be epidemiologists, but; headphones, adapters, jump starters & lighters; HBO pulls app from older Apple TVs; TikTok influencer; parents aren't alright; Disney shares recipes; Michael, the avid gamer.

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Apr 11, 2020
429: On the Sauce
01:06:48

Virtual happy hours; wherefore art thou, sports?; Apple frees up some software, releases a new phone; Microsoft Edge gains popularity; more Amazon internal meetings leaked; how US employment has changed in a month; NASA worm; Common Sense; more free media; Quibi; Little Weirds; no, 5G didn't cause coronavirus; Dr. Drew; spirited & spirit-fueled feedback.

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Apr 08, 2020
428: Fundamentally Useless
01:23:04

Masks are the new masks; the C19 playlist; Zoombombing; Airbnb, Amazon step up a little; restrictions are slowing things, a little; will a recession mean more automation; DoorDash doesn't know what's open; tech giants giving away ad credits, not cash; pop-up experiences shut down; fired by Zoom meeting; we give up on security and reminisce about the old days; Americans are drinking tons; whiskey doesn't protect you; Ina Garten, hero; dark humor is indicative of a high IQ.

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Apr 04, 2020
427: What’s a Hug?
01:03:30

Coronavirus Day 7,284... the internet is creaking a bit; more work from home tips; gig workers striking; privacy is dead, governments tracking movements via cellphones; Amazon hid competitors faster shipping options; Zuck puts a drop from his bucket into Gates' fund; Bird lay offs; Altered Carbon; survival playlists; guilty pleasure shows; Quibi launches; Google finally pulls Infowars; feedback.

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Apr 01, 2020
426: WE’RE #1!
01:01:37

The USA takes first in Coronavirus infections; ambient music playlists; gig workers getting support; Amazon, Uber, Tesla cases; free media to keep you occupied; why do tech companies have stockpiles of masks; Airbnb doing good deeds but suffering; cybersecurity fallout; day drinking with Bittner; Golden Girls Tiki mugs; topless food delivery; Picard wrap-up.

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Mar 28, 2020
425: Climbing Up the Walls
01:01:32

We killed all the TP; we're all hypochondriacs now; US Digital Dollar; Amazon Prime no longer delivering quickly; Amazon releases more kid's shows; Disney+, Facebook reducing streaming quality in Europe; smart thermometers tracking Coronavirus; comfort TV; Bert Kreisher; reading dystopian fiction in a dystopian present; Musk's coronavirus journey; feedback loop.

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Mar 25, 2020
424: Strategic TP Reserve
01:03:43

California goes full lockdown; KROQ fires morning show; Trapt Twitter meltdown; Netflix may go SD to manage surge; Ibuprofen is the new eggs; Facebook has a virus in their spam filters; our advice for working at home; resources for parents at their wits end; more coronavirus scams on the internet; how much TP do you have on hand; new iPad Pro; free Adobe for 2 months; shout out to the teachers.

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Mar 21, 2020
423: Earth Interrupted
00:58:57

Social isolation linked to inflammation; one degree of separation; statements on misinformation is not action; Amazon suspends third party sales except for medical, household; Teams goes down; Google screening service unrolls; bitcoin price drops; what will and won't work on the internet; rich people stepping up; Picard & Westworld; Gen-X, this is your time to shine; feedback loop.

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Mar 18, 2020
422: Panic at the Costco
01:28:58

What a great time to be a nihilist; all podcasts are coronavirus podcasts now; feinds of the show; nerd utopia; everything is cancelled; corona-pocalypse tips; financial costs; people on the front lines; companies & employers stepping up to help; be kind, be empathic, be smart; working from home is hard; social media impact; that speech; buy a gift card from your local establishment; free porn for Italy; feedback;Seth Miranda.

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Mar 14, 2020
421: All Alone Together
00:59:37

Coronavirus effects roll on; Jack keeps his gig at Twitter, for now; Twitter tags Trump tweet as manipulated; NetNewsWire for all your RSS; Wuhan students tried to boot DingTalk from the app store; Kids in the Hall; Sex Education; Dracula; 1917; Knives Out; Hardcore History; Facebook groups, explained; feedback loop from down under.

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Mar 11, 2020
420: Bad Video! Bad Video!
01:20:11

The many benefits of quitting Facebook; eggs, again; Coronavirus and tech companies; we're all already self-quarantining; technology's burden on teenage girls; YouTube recommending fewer conspiracy videos; RSA wrap-up; voting technology; Utah Panopticon; Clearview AI as a plaything; robot lawyers; hoodies; SETI@Home; Twitter's Fleets; outbreaks of idiocy.

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Mar 09, 2020
419: I’ll Drink to That
00:54:25

Shout out to the clan; liable for counterfeits; Walmart+ taking on Amazon Prime; e-Scooter frenzy is over; unintended consequences of ride sharing - pollution and alcohol; Billy never Idles; self-driving cars are hard; Altered Carbon; Obi-Wan on a motorcycle; stand-up fest; CoronaCoin; drone shark week; feedback loop.

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Mar 04, 2020
418: Seven Miles per Hour
00:39:55

Talking music & tech with Andy Stochansky; Clearview AI gets hacked; DoorDash delivering a confidential IPO; no 1st amendment right to be on YouTube; Coronavirus panic; Bloomberg pushing Twitter boundaries; EasyMile needs seatbelts; don't keep a balance on your mobile payment apps; no iPhones for bad guys in movies.

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Feb 29, 2020
417: Death, Taxes, and Streaming
01:06:25

Wine drone prank; Netflix postmortem emails; welcome to the streaming wars; collapsing Daqri & the state of AR; Westworld, Better Call Saul return; Dracula; Narcos Mexico; Stephen Fry's 7 Deadly Sins; sanctioned deep fakes; Staples podcasts; BSG & Ron Moore; subscription cars; Slickwraps; feedback.

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Feb 26, 2020
416: Helicopter Mode
01:08:36

A walk down music industry memory lane; unions; blockchain & the supply chain; 30 years of Photoshop; Uber's horrific climate; antitrust spooks Apple, Google, Amazon; tricking Teslas; caucus tools; our social media diets; the complicated ethics of spyware; wireless network maps; truepenny & straight fingered bawcocks.

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Feb 23, 2020
415: Up Shipt Creek
01:21:28

Amazon climate change fund; sex bots; gig economy, Shipt & bringing the magic; don't start a trivia company; Doordash tables are turned; the bracelet of silence; Amazing Stories; Ray Donovan gets a wrap-up; the Farewell; Avenue 5; Pandemic; the Last Day; Terminus; the Houston Astros; Rihanna, Kate Hudson and subscription models; wine drones; feedback.

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Feb 19, 2020
414: Brew-Ha-Ha
01:00:23

Cyberwar is here; thoughts on leaving Facebook; AI for Coronavirus; Russian spacecraft trailing US spy satellite; Jack asks Elon for help; ICE buying cellphone location data; Netflix autoplay off; the Expanse; Star Trek: Consolidating; Oscars; getting lost and sometimes found; beer rage; feedback loop.

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Feb 12, 2020
413: Hey, Handsome Guy!
01:09:04

Twitter's finances; Google tells Clearview AI to cease & desist; Paypal's banned word list; Shadow Inc Iowa caucus app just incompetence; China's dystopian drone usage; anonymized data no longer exists; Hue security flaw; Wacom's data collection; Mr. Beast passes out his credit card on YouTube; Gen X; an excellent phone both; Lady Gage pirates a photo to protest pirates; hot camera talk.

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Feb 08, 2020
412: Bottle Head
00:59:32

More tech unions; put your thinking caps on when you launch your browser; gig economy unintended consequences; Alexa Is A Human; checking in to butthole; the Good Place; Hardcore History; Mo Amer; Daniel Sloss; 2 billion hours of Sandler; Mumbai red lights; Google photos; bottle heads & coronavirus; feedback.

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Feb 05, 2020
411: Avast, WeMateys
01:06:54

Facebook clear history; Peloton doesn't want to pay for music; Apple, Broadcom lose WiFi lawsuit; UK to use Huawei for 5G; Data Privacy Day; Ring packed with third-party trackers; UN cyber attack; are privacy controls working; Google charging for search warrants; Avas Jumpshot packing and selling your data; AirPod tricks; Byte; celebrity texting; WeWorks taps the keg; raving with Elon Musk.

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Feb 01, 2020
410: Elite Buoyancy and Mass Despair
01:04:54

23andMe layoffs; surveillance capitalism; MoPub realtime data sharing; undermined trust in society & capitalism; Amazon employees speaking out; don't trust the blockchain; facial recognition in London; Byte spammed; Patreon's porn pirate problem; Amazon Prime Video by the people; Daniel Sloss; Elizabeth Wurtzel; Alice in Wonderland & Hitler; feedback.

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Jan 29, 2020
409: Furby Trumpskin
01:10:35

Avenue 5 & Picard; drama at the Grammies; PTSD from moderating; Netflix stats go down, changes how it does stats; but have you tried making them employees?; Google ad design change; Amazon Ring sales up despite scandals; baader-meinhof effect; Glenn Greenwald charged with cybercrime; Bezos phone hack; Apple encryption; games; legacy smart homes; CVS scarfs; hey Pepsi, I want my Harrier Jet.

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Jan 25, 2020
408: Crossing the Creepy Line
00:58:32

What is & what isn't a tech company; when 24-year olds run companies; social credit scores are here; Clearview & the end of privacy; more exposed data on the web; Amazon Ring password lawsuit; hibernation; Jo Koy; Mel Brooks; LOTR cast; Daredevil returning; Stephen Fry; Ted Chiang; Becky Chambers Wayfarers; the upside of stress; suing Pornhub; that hoverboard dentist; feedback.

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Jan 22, 2020
407: The Dark Fur
01:00:01

The tech lash & the evil list; yet another new streaming service, Peacock; living in a subscription world; Twitter's hashtag problem; Star Wars scripts; facial recognition warning; hope for being forgotten by AI; Deepfake detectors; all your phones are belong to us; furry fun on Twitter; Osmo; Zero f coins; bring back Macintosh; check your email before your Fruit Loops.

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Jan 18, 2020
406: The Internet of Starch
00:49:01

TikTok security flaws; Steph went Away & now she's back; pink slipped robots; "living" robots aka xenobots aka pussbots; WB goes all in on AI; Google eats your 3rd party cookies; leaving a rising ship; trolling CES with a potato; Spotify does not have it all; Robby Chieng; Ricky Gervais; Succession; upcoming premieres; Star Trek changes timeline; Tim Draper loves blockchain; yes, the vagina candle.

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Jan 15, 2020
405: A Graveyard of Good Ideas
01:08:10

Facebook holds tight on political ads, places ad in Teen Vogue; CollegeHumor decimated; Lime trying to be profitable by shrinking; Uber changes in California; GrubHub for sale; AI trash; military app bans; Ring employees fired for watching videos; Delta Minority Report; red light cameras; Christmas apps & doodads; ball pits; forcing a smile makes you drink; calling bullshit.

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Jan 11, 2020
404: Ketosis Not Cirrhosis
00:55:43

Brian's no longer 404; new year, new grump; YouTube treats us all as kids; digital hygiene; time not well spent; Facebook & deepfakes; Google cafeteria workers, unite; fake news: bias in media; Amazon's employee policies; Lost in Space; Don't F**k with Cats; Messiah; buzzed on a plane movie reviews; Loserthink; how not to keep a secret; feedback loop.

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Jan 08, 2020
403: The 2020 Extravaganza!
01:53:51

Kevin Rose and Eric Hunley guest host; Star Wars finale, finally; Sleep Trackers as birth control; Uber and Postmates Sue California; CRISPR baby doc gets hard time; Segway brings WALL-E to life; CCPA is now in effect; Wyze isn't wise; SB-237 is coming soon!

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Jan 05, 2020
402: We Know When You’ve Been Sleeping
01:05:08

Our last show of 2019; drag-and-drop machine learning; Brexit unintended consequences; Emperor Thiel; Germany bans Uber; Uber's 4.4 million sexual harassment fund; Netflix global growth; NYC black-box algorithms; California Consumer Privacy Act; everyone is tracking your cell phone location; finally, a universal smart home standard, eventually; Wakanda Forever trade partner; feedback; Star Wars; Dave live-deactivates his Facebook.

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Dec 21, 2019
401: What’s Her Nuts?
00:54:57

Deepfakes take effort; e-scooter unionizes; emotion recognition; ISIS harder to track online, but that's good; Instagram's new rules; Google Maps cover 98% of the world; podcast platform news; Top Gun: Maverick; killing in the age of algorithms; Murfie goes poof; Futurus AR windscreens; the decade tech lost it's way; feedback.

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Dec 18, 2019
400: Bad Request
01:18:58

Seamen & the Expanse; ad-targeting & unexpected consequences; online brands get on the shelves; YouTube is really, really going to do something about harassment; Twitter wants to go decentralized; losing landlines; DNA chimeras; Ring's not entirely their fault bad week; 53k macs; SFTP on Wordpress; Medieval Times; A Royale in a Tube with Cheese.

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Dec 14, 2019
399: Grouch, Out.
00:56:11

China bans US tech; meme thievery; high tech jobs consolidated in 5 metro areas; Yahoo bungles shutdown; password managers; SleepWatch; video editing lessons; Preacher; Mrs. Maisel; Silicon Valley finale; Ghostbusters are back; Wonder Woman 1984; Outland; the Expanse books; dentists on hoverboards; feedback loop.

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Dec 11, 2019
398: For Your Protection
01:06:49

Disappointment with tech; Uber's appalling safety report; Larry & Sergey leave Google; regulation & driving; DNA testing has peaked; that Peloton ad; TikTok suppressed videos for your own protection; Jason rejoins Facebook, Dave thinks about quitting; precious metal schemes; drunk on a plane & a sofa movie reviews.

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Dec 07, 2019
397: Geeking out With Seth Miranda
00:56:03

Brian is on vacation so Jason sits down with Seth Miranda. Seth is a professional photographer in New York City and is a prolific teacher on social media. Seth was previously the co-host of the Grime Life podcast. They cover cameras, the art of teaching, social media, the grind, and much more.

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Dec 04, 2019
396: Baby Yoda Face Off
00:53:07

Low pay & bad working conditions, yay gig economy; Alexa to get miniaturized; London boots Uber; California's infrastructure problems; Internet kill-switches; we don't have to reveal passwords; NYC creates algorithm czar position; Hail Satan?; Ray Donovan; Paul Rudd squared; the Sandman; Dig Me Out podcast; Musk returns to moron of the week; Baby Yoda do do do do do; feedback.

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Nov 27, 2019
395: We’ll Fix It in Post
01:19:02

Whoops, we screwed up; gig worker revolt; Uber videotaping; Apple repair costs; another self-driving crash; the decade of the grifter; Microsoft Teams; Disney data; Sacha Baron Cohen ADL award; Ring's horrific privacy practices; bluetooth scanners; stalkerware; Descript; 10 years of Angry Birds; Amazon smart shelf; shop Kondo; Musk's truck.

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Nov 23, 2019
394: This Episode Brought to You By...
00:55:37

Our uncool ad strategy; Brave browsing; how Facebook monetizes you; more FB lies; our not-so-smart homes aren't getting any smarter; who owns 3D scans of 3,000 year old art; Disney+ hacked; the Mandalorian; the Crown; Axel Foley; David Chang & famous people eating; "science" supports falling asleep to podcasts; Dan Carlin; Dennis E. Taylor; feedback.

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Nov 20, 2019
393: Peeping Tithingman
00:59:14

Who owns AI art; Disney+ & the Mandelorian; Google banking; YouTube kids content changes; Facebook's internal report; PayPal cuts off Pornhub; Singles Day; border agents can't randomly search phones; getting your big data; couple's disconnect on surveillance; new MacBook Pros; Brave browser; retro Razr returns; wtf.social; Westworld creators take on Gibson; beautiful data.

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Nov 16, 2019
392: Half Man. Half Delorean.
00:57:46

Disney+ growing pains; Facebook lets you tweak UI; Microsoft all in on privacy; smart TV data; Google's Project Nightingale; Apple Card sexism; YouTube owes you nothing; Instagram to hide likes; robot sneaker factories; Twitter drafts a new policy; anonymous Facebook memos; Westworld's immersive promo; Dan Carlin & Bill Bryson books; Uber CEO's whoopsie; feedback.

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Nov 13, 2019
391: Chief Tomfoolery Officer
01:25:45

Fitbit is doomed; Airbnb not a platform in New Jersey anymore; Uber Ads; Bitcoin price manipulation; misleading ads; Coalfire arrests; TikTok and national security; idiot problems; Trend Micro data sales; secret consumer scores; Ring problems; Another Life; skip politics button; the Morning Show; our insider trading policy; magento lemonade; feedback.

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Nov 09, 2019
391: Chief Tomfoolery Officer
01:28:02

Fitbit is doomed; Airbnb not a platform in New Jersey anymore; Uber Ads; Bitcoin price manipulation; misleading ads; Coalfire arrests; TikTok and national security; idiot problems; Trend Micro data sales; secret consumer scores; Ring problems; Another Life; skip politics button; the Morning Show; our insider trading policy; magento lemonade; feedback.

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Nov 09, 2019
390: I’ve Fallen and I Can't Get Up
01:05:57

Smart city scale back; Apple moves to more subscriptions; Gawker chaos; 3rd party content moderator calls it quits; Twitter won't take political ads, maybe; Sorkin walks and talks to Zuck; free markets; music piracy down; Will.I.Am's Wink dying; Apple Watch 5 life alerts; car security; VPNs; Echo Buds vs AirPods; cleaning the brain; vampire apocalypse.

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Nov 02, 2019
389: Big Mac is Watching!
01:02:12

Big burger data; blockchain, what is it good for; same-day delivery chaos; Alphabet looking to buy Fitbit; worthless shares; Facebook employees rise; Musk to court; Flash, really; AI banking; the Mandalorian; scary movies; AirPod Pro, now with the same battery; 1.5x movies; facial recognition for porn; sports heroes; feedback.

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Oct 30, 2019
388: Set Visibility to Death
01:10:07

Bezos no longer richest man; Amazon shares down; Zuck goes to congress, gets schooled; Facebook paying for news; face-scanning AI interviews; non-binary in a binary form world; drone killers; firmware hacking; Retina-X fines; SCIF show; DOH! protocol; BBC news goes dark web; life saving Apple Watch; FireTV Cube; Eero; Adobe deals; self-driving rats.

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Oct 26, 2019
387: Cringeworthy
00:56:28

NanoSpamo; WeWork devalued; Libra's continued hurdles; Facebook helping to protect the 2020 US election, no, really, ok maybe not in ads; Google wants to shut down unionization; Amazon injuries; NordVPN hacked; Air Force ditches floppies; tipping Uber; new trailers; free Apple TV+; rebooting AI; Bryson's back; Moviepass zombie charges; feedback.

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Oct 23, 2019
386: Jobsian Slip
01:14:35

Windows, not so bad; Zuckerberg ret-cons Facebook origin story; Netflix misses numbers, faces competition; Amazon ditches Oracle; Zappos ridiculous breach settlement; Nest tightens rules for partners; jail time for tech execs; Samsung fingerprints problems; Fire TV cube; Iomega zip drives; stun sticks; e-rosary; Gen Z doesn't want to hear from you.

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Oct 19, 2019
386: Jobsian Slip
01:14:34

Windows, not so bad; Zuckerberg ret-cons Facebook origin story; Netflix misses numbers, faces competition; Amazon ditches Oracle; Zappos ridiculous breach settlement; Nest tightens rules for partners; jail time for tech execs; Samsung fingerprints problems; Fire TV cube; Iomega zip drives; stun sticks; e-rosary; Gen Z doesn't want to hear from you.

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Oct 19, 2019
385: Pump Up the TikTok
00:53:16

Dipping our feet in the UBI waters; Libra, out; Facebook refuses to take down fake ads, looking out users; Uber pink slips; Samsung stops Blue-ray production; yet another scooter company; El Camino; Lost in Space; warp speed is really slow; music, on the blockchain; AMC home streaming; Eon; Brian Grazer; Rebooting AI; SpaceX screws Texas; feedback.

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Oct 16, 2019
385: Pump Up the TikTok
53:17

Dipping our feet in the UBI waters; Libra, out; Facebook refuses to take down fake ads, looking out users; Uber pink slips; Samsung stops Blue-ray production; yet another scooter company; El Camino; Lost in Space; warp speed is really slow; music, on the blockchain; AMC home streaming; Eon; Brian Grazer; Rebooting AI; SpaceX screws Texas; feedback.

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Oct 16, 2019
384: Jeff-Luc Picard
01:10:53

Dead AirPods; Amazon workers watch footage you let them watch; Dominos loses ADA case; Postmates IPO delayed; Waymo driverless cars are coming, maybe; tech sabotages public safety; Bezos makes it so; Facebook fines pile up; D-link router flaws; Twitter targets ads with phone numbers; scrubbing social media; proper escalator use; Diet Coin.

Show notes at https://gog.show/384

Oct 12, 2019
384: Jeff-Luc Picard
01:10:52

Dead AirPods; Amazon workers watch footage you let them watch; Dominos loses ADA case; Postmates IPO delayed; Waymo driverless cars are coming, maybe; tech sabotages public safety; Bezos makes it so; Facebook fines pile up; D-link router flaws; Twitter targets ads with phone numbers; scrubbing social media; proper escalator use; Diet Coin.

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Oct 12, 2019
383: Gimme the Damn Coconuts!
00:59:09

Catalina; 23andMe making some guesses; Waymo comes to LA; Deepfakes laws; Russian hackers modify browsers; Picard & The Expanse; IT Chapter 2; Bill Gate's brain; Dead Can Dance; Ali Wong; Han Solo Carbonite Roaster; Disney+ ruins childhood memories; Debbie Harry; Felicia Day; Apple turns someone gay; the origins of Sweden; feedback loop.

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Oct 09, 2019
382: Zuckerberg Blue
01:04:14

WeWork, a struggling non-tech company; cutting scooter brakes; drone-ramming drones; self driving cars, not in my backyard; TikTok says no to political ads; Words With Friends data breach; Google's bad facial recognition tactics; ghost protocols; Yahoo inside job; Fitbit; Undercover out; Microsoft putting on the pressure; we have no idea how this works.

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Oct 05, 2019
381: Self-Deflating Morale
00:56:36

Meat, the new eggs; Facebook leaked audio; Kickstarter says no unions; Musk breaks laws with tweets; online child sex abuse explosion; tech breaking the border; new iPhone hack; uBiome down the toilet; Stranger Things, the Good Place, Mr. Robot; Harry Potter meets Superman; Amazon book price nonsense; feedback loop; Autoblow AI, surprise!

Show notes at https://gog.show/381

Oct 02, 2019
380: Echo Chamber
01:06:23

Adventures with Apple; Goop isn't science; Facebook gives up on fixing itself; Uber looking for a pivot, still bad; Amazon wants to write facial recognition rules; tech unicorns not doing well; Match sued; burner emails; right to be forgotten, forgotten; Doordash hack; Ring wants in; DNA data guidelines; all the Alexas.

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Sep 28, 2019
379: Computers Gonna Compute
00:57:31

MoviePass R.I.P; The Daily Show Rip-off; DeepFakes are coming fast; Cloudflare plants trees; AI burns the world; Be Indistractable; Bluetooth gone wild; Snap Conjures Voldemort; Girls named Fred; McDonalds goes AI; Twitter cures financial scams.

Show notes at https://gog.show/379

Sep 25, 2019
378: Doctors In a Tube
01:03:39

Hot Apple OS update talk; Wells Fargo stablecoin; naruto run; Alexa crowd-sourcing; Facebook oversight board; Amazon pledges to combat climate change; AI stereotypes; Walmart takes on health care; Descript audio deep fakes; medical information out in the open; private surveillance networks; Fitbit; PortalTV; stand-up specials; Dark Tower, Battlestar Galactica return; oh, Elon.

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Sep 21, 2019
377: I’ll Be Watching You
00:49:03

WeWork overvalued; scraping isn't hacking; Milo & Ryan; Uber layoffs; California disrupts the gig economy, Uber says see you in court; Kickstarter fires union organizers; Facebook warns uses may be unsettled by iPhone privacy change; Replica; stingrays & the White House; simjackers; Jeremy Renner; WeWALK; Spotify acquires Soundbetter; drone coasters; Mountweazels.

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Sep 14, 2019
376: Beardy Robots
00:41:52

More MIT Media Lab; that Equifax settlement; Facebook's cheating, er dating app; please regulate us, says Microsoft; AI coming for small tasks; Walter Mosley quits Star Trek; the Spy; Whitney Cummings; vinyl rising; Korn's podcast; robot priests help your soul; feedback loop.

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Sep 11, 2019
375: Wild Wild West
01:13:44

MIT & Epstein's money; Google & children's privacy; fixing YouTube; Facebook's bad year continues; Yahoo data breach settlement; mental health info sold; facial recognition changes; AI deepfake detection funding; Google's GDPR workaround; ad traction & retargeting needs to change; USB4 is coming; Will Smith in the Matrix.

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Sep 07, 2019
374: Gone Fishin’
00:55:43

Uber & Lyft take a hit; teens & screen time; Apple privacy; Jack Twitter gets "compromised"; Pinterest takes on "vaccine hesitancy"; Amazon brings chaos; Moviepass lays off 1/3 of staff; open-source AI; The Cure's Pasadena Daydream; grumpy ol' Neil Young; the OA; Tony Hawk; drone fishing; feedback loop.

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Sep 04, 2019
373: We’re a Happiness Podcast
00:59:52

Jason’s morning security encounter; Apple fires contractors; Uber & Lyft take more from drivers than they say; BeauBer; Peloton’s insane prospectus; iPhones have been hacked for years; crimes in SPPPPAAAAACCCCCEEE; biometric boarding scans; open-source self-driving; self-lacing shoes, with AI!

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Aug 31, 2019
372: My Little Homies
00:49:49

Messing about with Google; cutting down facial recognition towers; studying digital technology's societal impacts; questionable benefits; ISS has better internet than we do; trusted partners; Another Life; the Great Hack; Star Wars news; Breaking Bad; Your Undivided Attention; Death Row owned by Hasbro; Instagram influencers; Mary Ann; feedback loop.

Show notes at https://gog.show/372

Aug 28, 2019
371: Meesa in the Matrix!
01:04:38

CEO shenanigans; the Silicon North; robotexts are coming; that Instagram post; Palantir employee uprising; DoorDash & Scotty Labs; Apple Card & rubbing alcohol; exposed adult site data; MoviePass continues to mess up; DNA data woes; iPhone jailbreaking is back; Blind; the Matrix is reloading; robots in space.

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Aug 24, 2019
370: Weaponized Winona
01:02:00

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 https://gog.show/370

Aug 21, 2019
369: Scroll and Weep
01:09:51

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.

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Aug 17, 2019
368: Schnitzel On Demand
01:01:14

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 https://gog.show/368

Aug 14, 2019
367: The SnuggieNet
01:05:23

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?

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Aug 10, 2019
366: Spider People
01:02:41

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.

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Aug 07, 2019
365: Supreme Pizza Court
01:36:46

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 https://gog.show/365

Aug 03, 2019
364: I Want My 2 Dollars
00:42:02

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.

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Jul 31, 2019
363: 99 Cent Store Mushrooms
01:11:03

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.

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Jul 27, 2019
362: Naratu Run
00:53:33

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.

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Jul 20, 2019
361: Thumbsy Uppies
00:54:55

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.

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Jul 17, 2019
360: Slackers
01:17:27

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.

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Jul 13, 2019
359: 19% Upside?
00:51:43

Apple to fix keyboards; Amazon owns everything; ICE mines driver's licenses for facial recognition; Congress wants to halt Libra; Uber and labor unions meeting; bad optics; Chinese surveillance apps; AI recreates the universe, we don't know how; Running from Cops; Spotify Bacon; Stranger Things; Shaft; Blade Runner bar; Howard Stern; crypto ponzi; immigrants taking American jobs; Something Awful; 8chan; predictive policing; feedback.

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Jul 10, 2019
358: Inverted Schulmeister
01:07:04

China shuts down podcasts; deepfakes & deepnudes; free TV; we don't own anything; Huawei; outsourcing the important things; Black Mirror; Picard; id Software; Sandman; Pessimists & Cops; Children of Time & the Traveler; Arby's Megetables; NASA tapes; check your beer; feedback.

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Jul 02, 2019
357: Precious Little Dolphins
01:06:23

Civic duty; Bill Gates calls for regulation of platforms; Jony Ive; Reddit & Twitter reign in Trump; border crossings; facial recognition bans; Facebook's digital ID push; NASA hacked; heartbeat recognition; secret surveillance scores; aggression detection; doomsday preppier profiles; sous vide; robocalls; if we only had a brain.

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Jun 29, 2019
356: CRISPR Bacon
00:53:15

Regulating Big Tech; cost of an ad-free internet; Facebook class action continues; Amazon pays no taxes, AT&T gets tax breaks, no repercussions; Google's Be Internet Awesome; gaming Maps; new Firefox; Spotify wants its money back; the Chef Show; Pessimists Podcast; Alien III; Vertigo Comics; Children of Time; can't stop the CRISPR; all the beer; feedback.

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Jun 26, 2019
355: Phone Bones
01:03:42

Are phones making us horny; Quibi & Kodi; Slack IPO; YouTube considers change; is the problem content moderation or people; Comcast breaks law 445,000 times; porn-id brexit; Cellebrite breaks iPhones; LinkedIn scans; ransomware payments; Apple & Best Buy; Harry Potter: Wizards Unite; Roli LUMI; Ikea smart blinds.

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Jun 22, 2019
354: Viva Le Libra!
01:17:26

Questions about Facebook crypto Libra; going low tech to fight surveillance; photoshopping women into tech; Meeker's trends; Jessica Jones; lyric battles; the reality of being a musician; CDs are back; Huawei; Fall, or Dodge in Hell; the impossible whopper; Musk quits Twitter, not really; feedback loop, we killed ThinkGeek. 

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Jun 19, 2019
353: Reality Apathy
01:05:26

Rosy retrospection & validation; income disparity; the platform excuse is dying; what did Zuck know & when did he know it; Uber's path of destruction; Fiverr goes public; express yourself; content moderation & irony; we told you so; Amazon Alexa & consent; eavesdropping apps; #notellmotelchallenge; deepfakes, Lyrebird & laws; hacked minidiscs.

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Jun 15, 2019
352: The Quibi Must Flow
01:02:24

Yet another streaming service; broadcast regulation & the internet; gaming the algorithm; Airdropping kids; busting deepfakes; Maker Faire needs help; Ghostbusting Lebowski; bizarre bundles; the spice will be flowing; Mars (of which the Moon is a part); Beebs vs Cruise; feedback loop.

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Jun 12, 2019
351: Let Them Poke Cake
01:18:52

Politicians don't understand big tech; more e-scooter madness; Uber-copters; Facebook internal revolt; YouTube's baffling enforcement of it's policies; the no-tell motel challenge; iPhone fraud; police building surveillance network with Ring; sign-in with Apple; Oura Ring; mobile browsers; mecha-hand Bezos.

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Jun 08, 2019
350: Cangaroooooo!
01:04:34

Tech don't care; more unintended consequences; FTC, DOJ mull tech antitrust; blitzup bop; Hyperloop, scaled down; Apple news; iTunes is dead, finally; YouTube's pedophilia algorithm is a feature, not a problem; Deadwood wrap-up; Good Omens; Britpop; Factfulness; feedback loop.

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Jun 05, 2019
349: Pika-Poo
01:07:59

Space nets; Amazon goes to NYC; FCC takes on robocalls; selling your data; Uber eats bigger than rides; Cameo celeb shout outs; running out of spectrum; gaming Wikipedia & Google images; database of banned bar patrons; what's on your iPhone doesn't stay there; the Alexa forget loop; Pokemon sleep; Duet; Cryptokitties & dapps; tech philanthropy; freedom gas.

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Jun 01, 2019
348: No Country for No Men
00:57:39

Power washers & smart hotels; orbital junk; Zuck says screw you, Canada; Amazon's small supplier purge; ba-Zynga; Google's shadow work force; robocall bill; Deadwood; GOT BTS; Rim of the World; The Church on the Cure; History of Horror; Cory Doctorow; Ark Encounter rain damage; self-entitled Cha Cha Matcha; functionally extinct; feedback loop.

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May 29, 2019
347: Meh ¯\(ツ)/¯
01:02:44

Facebook removes billions of fake accounts; CrossFit leaves FB & IG; Apple privacy-preserving ads; Amazon investors reject all that's good and holy; gamifying work; security fatigue; how is GDPR doing; Snapchat's SnapLion; tracking on the tube; delivery robots; disrupting dining; $800 million pizzas; Dave's got trouble, right here in River City.

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May 25, 2019
346: A Honeycomb and a Jackass
00:51:47

Gmail tracks your purchases; Instagram influencer data scrape exposed; don't advertise your criminal services; China may be getting drone data; the Big Bang, Game of Thrones finales; Rammstein & Bad Religion; Chernobyl, Succession & Downton Abbey; Everything is F*cked; logical fallacies; Murderbot Diaries; Man Gooped, duped; getting into cybersecurity; feedback loop.

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May 22, 2019
345: Farewell Tard
01:04:07

We lose our spirit animal; do we really like privacy; where's our manuals; Twitter sets policies; Wing delivery in Finland; smart walls; Señorita needs a Margarita; San Fran bans facial recognition; end to end encryption, cryptocurrency not as safe as you think; Alexa Guard; Quora; mobile podcasting gear; smart strollers; boozeless bars; spice up your life.

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May 19, 2019
344: Dorf on Glue
01:09:24

Uber's unsurprising IPO; airport facial recognition; Facebook steps up for moderators; Google backs out of the cloud; Amazon get cash, cashiers; fear-based social media; Amazon's automation plan; be a delivery entrepreneur; Game of Thrones; the Wandering Earth; old man's festivals; Adam Savage; the Daily Stoic; feedback.

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May 16, 2019
343: A Whimsical Dream
00:50:37

The big business of loneliness; high decibel drones; pseudo science; living with smart devices; Amazon & big business; Alexa eavesdropping; Facebook reads your posts; AI Clippy; Microsoft news; Netflix tweets; bundle battles; the Predator; Daniel Suarez; humans are horrible; Winterfell's Starbucks; feedback loop.

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May 09, 2019
342: Fortress of Loneliness
01:21:12

The dark of war; unionization efforts in tech; Facebook’s new push to “privacy” & problems with “AI”; Google’s voodoo doll avatars; bored lonely angry stupid; conspiracy correlation matrix; Latch problems; no more getting lost; respect my authority!; what does delete & privacy mean; Apple iPad & pencil; sound machines; the case against dark mode; wood wide web.

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May 06, 2019
341: Pizza or Pancreas
00:58:07

Slack warns investors; Sinemia calls it quits; Facebook's White Walkers; drone parts delivery; give us our walls; Land Rover crypto; Twitter is not America; the Long (very dark) Night; Endgame; the Orville & Gotham finales; surveillance capitalism; magical realism; ads in spaaaaaaaaace; feedback.

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May 02, 2019
340: Spoiler Alert, Everyone Dies
01:10:27

How to hide from AI survelliance; Amazon tracking workers; Facebook hit with 3 privacy fines in one day; Twitter Jack meets Trump; Slack goes public; FB $5 billion FTC fine; Instagram & influencers; Musk's Tesla promise; Google Wing drone delivery approved; Amazon Alexa privacy issues; bad passwords; loud restaurants; Cryptokicks; eviction fluids.

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Apr 30, 2019
339: Let Them Eat Cake
00:56:04

Capitalism in crisis; viva la revolution; shutting down social media; rejecting Silicon Valley education; Facebook antitrust case; Alexa, let me tell you about my mother; firefighting drones; the Spiderverse; punk podcasts; ex-goth President; feedback; more eggs; 555; AI beer; San Fran's poop patrol. 

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Apr 25, 2019
338: Farting in the Wind
00:35:10

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!

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Apr 22, 2019
337: Semper Malevolum
01:05:24

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!

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Apr 18, 2019
336: You'll Get Used to It
01:14:43

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.

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Apr 15, 2019
335: Putting the F-U in FUN
01:06:31

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.

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Apr 11, 2019
334: Shrodinger's Cancer
01:10:51

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. 

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Apr 08, 2019
333: Halfway to Hell
01:10:04

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.

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Apr 04, 2019
332: 3 Hots and a Cod
01:18:23

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.

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Apr 01, 2019
331: Flat Bubbles
01:28:25

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.

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Mar 28, 2019
330: Bush League
01:32:20

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.

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Mar 25, 2019
329: Patines Del Diablo
01:04:20

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.

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Mar 18, 2019
328: Slanderous & Unnecessary
01:11:46

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.

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Mar 14, 2019
327: The King is Dead, Long Live the King
01:05:39

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.

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Mar 11, 2019
326: Whiskey in the Morning
01:00:27

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.

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Mar 07, 2019
325: One Hot Pocket at a Time
01:13:30

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.

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Mar 04, 2019
324: Down with the CRISPR
01:10:50

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.

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Feb 28, 2019
323: This One Goes to 11G
01:00:58

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!

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Feb 25, 2019
322: VINDICATION!
01:07:59

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.

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Feb 23, 2019
321: Contact!
01:14:16

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.

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Feb 19, 2019
320: Thanks, I Hate It
01:00:48

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.

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Feb 14, 2019
319: The United States of Apathy
01:05:49

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. 

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Feb 11, 2019
318: Sweet Dreams
01:09:12

The American dream; Google raking it in; self-aware robot overlords; Snopes checks out of Facebook; your brain off social media; Slack goes public; Russia outlaws fake news; the end of crypto; self-driving parking; Gotti; Jim Jefferies; Sex Education; Russian Doll; Crash test girl; Load of Goop; feedback loop.

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Feb 07, 2019
317: Is That An Arm In Your Pocket?
01:09:16

Cutting out the big five; Apple spanks Facebook & Google; nothing seems to hurt Facebook; people really don't care about their privacy; execs scoot out of Lime; Buzzfeed's unpaid UGC; get some sleep and don't detox; Japan's hacking IoT devices; xDedic shut down; global police after DDoS buyers; smart lightbulbs; Okillly Dokilly.

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Feb 04, 2019
316: Balldazzled
01:06:34

Facebook furor; Davos reveals our AI future; data saving except for ads; Huawei charged; electric scooters are dangerous, shocking; scoot scooping; Net Neutrality benefits don't exist; the Punisher; Ted Bundy; the Passage; the Dropout; the Traveler; Digital Minimalism; reply all apocalypse; let them eat cold goat.

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Jan 31, 2019
315: Under Pressure
01:07:20

The tech revolt; Netflix stats; Buzzfeed, HuffPo, Gannett lay off journalists; flagging fake news; Moviepass is back; Rekognition is biased; Pledge Music out of other people’s money; Facebook’s “facts”; the Cyber Diplomacy Act; Facebook

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Jan 28, 2019
314: Everyone is Garbage
01:05:27

Unintended consequences; targets & metrics; scooters & word salad; Google GDPR fine; DNS hijacking; resistance is futile agains social media; WhatsApp fights fake news; Facebook ethics; no escaping Amazon; Fyre fyre burning bright; new shows; YouTube channel mergers; check out the big hands on Brad.

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Jan 24, 2019
313: All I See is Hitler
01:11:53

Seriously, that new Slack logo; Apple & Microsoft fight the good fight; YouTube bans dangerous pranks & challenges; Tidal, like everyone, fakes stats; Netflix price hike; Google trolls the EU; Snap falls, again; the MegaBreach; Oklahoma's not OK; feds can't force phone unlock; voice automation in cars; pink-slipped robots; your package is here.

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Jan 21, 2019
312: Red Hot Chili Tomatoes
00:50:40

Worldwide data grabs; sunscreen & science; I am the eggman; Bird censoring; WeChat about Chinese dystopias; now that's a spicy CRISPR tomato; AI translation; Bird Box challenges; suing Bandersnatch; inst@famous; Clear & Vivid; Star Trek timelines; approval junkies; fully immersive toilet experiences.

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Jan 17, 2019
311: Fursona Non Grata
01:09:50

Patreon isn't just a platform; wherefore art tho, fiber internet; mommy blogging; Amazon ad strategy; ghosting government style; data suckers; bounty hunting phones; Amazon Ring whistleblower; Apple trolls at CES; Ikea expands their IoT; Air fryers are the new Instant Pots; Antimatter podcasts; Millennial burnout; peeing on Cheerios.

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Jan 14, 2019
310: Spark Grumpiness
00:50:00

Sparking joy & saying thank you; AI happiness nudging; 23andMe makes a deal with a drug giant; German leaks; Apple to become a service; WeWork rebrands; Travelers; Aquaman, Ocean's 8, The Predator; A Simple Favor; Starbuck is back; smells like litigation; Space Odysseys; skateboard sharing; smart condoms; people are horrible.

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Jan 10, 2019
309: Stay Furry
01:31:15

Drone crazy; BanderBirdSnatchBox; Ellison's questionable home decor; Apple in China; Facebook philanthropy; shocking, most of the internet is fake; deep dive into non-lethal force; earthquake apps; Childhood's End; the cable guy; #Watergate & PLATO; grumpy is good for you; sometimes you get sad.

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Jan 07, 2019
308: Merry Crapulence
01:12:05

Holiday cheer & good wishes abound in our final episode of the year; Netflix slides into your DMs; for once, Facebook made sense; WhatsApp moderation problems; Target targets Amazon; Pinterest goes public; copyright infringement; defining cybersecurity; a weasel, a baguette & the glitch in the Matrix.

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Dec 24, 2018
307: Alexa, I’m Leaving
00:55:54

Facebook's bad policies continue, but hey, blockchain; Russian social media influence; Wikipedia's "nuclear option"; Verizon writes off Oath; Grumpy Old Birds; secondhand MP3s; Alexa Guard; teasers & trailers; 2010; WallCoin; glitter bombs & Bambi.

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Dec 20, 2018
306: VanderZanden Event Horizon
01:19:49

Dipping into the genetic pool; Airbnb regulations; Lyft & Uber's bad business models; Bird is not the word; taxing texts; piracy gone wild on YouTube; crypto's very bad year; Facebook screws up, again; employee spying; Taylor Swift facial recognition crowd monitoring; Boomoji boom; printers still suck; blue light is blinding us.

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Dec 17, 2018
305: Stay Classy
01:08:36

A whopper of a deal; walled gardens coming down; app tracking data; Uber has a whistleblower; learning to code; AI dystopia or utopia; bird in the water; Russell Brand; Avengers; Anchorman – Jason loves lamp; Def Leppard & Depeche Mode; a real mechanical Russian turk; feedback loop.

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Dec 13, 2018
304: Grumpy Old Furries
01:37:19

We learn something new about an old friend; Predictim doesn't; Australia passes stupid encryption law; Tumblr bans porn; Facebook has been doing exactly what we all thought they were; robots gone wild; license plate tracking; quantum crackers; Face ID spoofing in furs; instascam of the week.

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Dec 10, 2018
303: Sigh
01:18:59

We're good for you; can you quit Amazon; touchscreens full of feces; Tesla's troubles; Buster Scruggs; Bodyguard, Homeland & Ron Burgandy; Christmas songs for Goths; moron DJs twerking; more scooters; a real use for the blockchain; hot browser talk.

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Dec 06, 2018
302: Security Badgers
01:24:44

Come on bring the rage; tech enters meatspace; Tesla logs a billion miles; Google, Amazon & Microsoft employees push back, wherefore art tho Facebook employees; Airbnb "invents" hotels; fake science; Marriott 1/2 billion breach; your mattress has a privacy policy; Montgomery Scotch.

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Dec 03, 2018
301: Useful Idiots
00:56:25

Facebook admissions; everyone's an influencer; fake trumps real; Russia fines Google; holiday tech talk; GPS as a tech prosthetic; Elon goes to Mars; Ohio wants your bitcoin; no collusion; Singularity Trap; ban billionaires; normalizing new age; pooping legos.

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Nov 29, 2018
300: Tonight, We Dine in Hell!
00:54:09

Our 300th episode; Amazon's amazing deal; science FTW; data leaks don't cost enough; Instagram crackdown; Apple Maps and sharing map data; Snap's new spectacles; Bitcoin has new low; Justified Ancients of Mu Mu; Tay-tay; Lower Decks; Narcos; Patriot; adulting; but her emails.

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Nov 22, 2018
299: Donate Your Data Today!
01:15:50

Self-driving car futurism; Facebook's REALLY bad week; Lime car dump; cities dance for Amazon; Snap subpoena; Indiegogo changes the model; WeWork starts a school; Bitcoin hard fork selloff; Kars4Kids breach; creepy holiday gadgets; ya basic, Microwave; Amazon turns over Echo recordings; back your data up, moron.

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Nov 19, 2018
298: Excelsior!
01:04:22

Twitter on fire; deep fakes going mainstream; get rid of that red dot; Amazon to sell (most) Apple; Snapchat still hemorrhaging employees; Iron Fist; Salt Fat Acid Heat; more Star Trek is coming; fires destroy movie & TV history; HotnHairy72; Threatin rocks!

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Nov 15, 2018
297: Double Rage Latte
01:11:00

That doctored video; LA is burning; #GoogleWalkout working; Big Blue on the 'chain; Facebook discovers lying; Ev Williams is a hypocrite; Bird corrals; Amazon: kill & replicate; USPS Informed Delivery; you can tell by the way they walk; Microsoft sounds facial recognition warning; Dubai's flying motorcycles.

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Nov 12, 2018
296: Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior
00:48:28

Oh, Facebook, not again; virtual goes brick & mortar; internet freedom in decline; Google walkout for "real change"; humans are getting botlike; Bird suing cities; House of Cards; Daredevil; Spotify banks on podcasting; Robert Greene; the Winklevi; HQ trivia; spice up your life!

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Nov 08, 2018
295: Vitamin Melanoma
01:13:02

We take the red pill; scooters killed Kenny; WeWork while WeDrink; scanning actors; AI stories; the sun giveth, taketh away; Wyden's smart privacy plan; Siri on Helium; smart thermometers; truth machines at the border; turn off autocorrect; instascams; adulting classes.

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Nov 05, 2018
294: We Broke the World
01:10:55

The digital gap; alt-right on the blockchain; Twitter's still too late; Silicon Valley vs the homeless; Google & Amazon employee rebellions; radicalizing the world; Daredevil; Discworld's punk-rock Watch; Massive Attack Banksy tour; Muderbots; bottled air; feedback loop!

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Nov 01, 2018
293: Data Industrial Complex
00:48:51

Blockchain as a service; Tim Cook vs the Data Industrial Complex; class action lawsuits against scooters, social media; Tesla's Boring good week; self-driving ethics; let Google teach your kids; Trump's phone; jQuery zero-day; pop-up elections; Bing; Shreddies.

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Oct 29, 2018
292: Ethical Old Geeks
00:53:38

Apple data; Lime life; AI, Silicon Valley & ethics; holistic cybersecurity; drone armies; salaries on the blockchain; Disgraceland; Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage & Netflix; Quincy; coddling the American mind; Dungeons & Dragons; Lestat; Assange; Orinoco Flow.

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Oct 25, 2018
291: Disambiglyuationess
01:01:40

Disambiguation & this week in dystopia; Disney drones; streaming leading to piracy; Amazon poaching eBay; Facebook's pivot to video lie; Uber Works; virtual empathy; a real use for blockchain; Apple vs Bloomberg; whisper mode; insects are disappearing; don't look, Marion!

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Oct 22, 2018
290: The Other Shoe
00:59:28

Nice guys finish last; Legend or Loser?; RIP Paul Allen; Russians scrape faces off Facebook; IRC turns 30; your DNA is out there; Magic Leap may be a leap, someday; Good Omens; Music Modernization Act; Pod Save America; 99 Cents; My god, it's full of stars.

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Oct 19, 2018
289: Tanqueray Beavers
01:08:28

Reddit dumpster fire; fitness trackers on bananas; Google has AI Principles!; Amazon's sexist AI; Lime's sour grapes; scooter hacking; SnapTV; a billion points of hacked data; more Bloomberg & China; lady in a tube security & lack thereof; brutalist web design; should this thing be smart?

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Oct 17, 2018
288: Ten Times the Nerve
00:57:31

SpaceX launch; police use Fitbit data; IoT privacy, botnets & California; Google+ gone; your Smart Speaker friends; Facebook Portal, Verizon's lies; Bird delivery; SnapCrap; Mr. Bean; Jawbreaker; Banksy; listener feedback; we have reached peak stupid.

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Oct 11, 2018
287: 20 Grand Wang
01:01:33

California vs Everyone; Presidential Texts; Coinbase; Ponzi schemes on the blockchain; Uber income; Path shuts down; the Mandalorian; forced face unlock; China's chips & dips; Instagram location; Alexa audio hacks; Russians vs Star Wars; giant skull asteroids.

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Oct 08, 2018
286: Back With Another One of Those Blockchain Beats
01:08:12

Leave Facebook, if you dare; Amazon wage increase; Musk SEC settlement; CA sued for Net Neutrality Bill; Devil's Triangle; shoe gazing supergroup; Tea & booze with the Dames; the Notorious RBG; Joan Jett; Molly's Game; Blockchain for Brexit, Lettuce & Life; Incept: Web 4.0?

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Oct 04, 2018
285: Don't Go Breaking My Heart
01:07:17

Migraines & wet brains; the mess of measurements; SEC sues Musk; Stories, stories & more stories; DNA playlists; blockchain voting; Uber wins then loses; workers lose then win; Assange out; OpSec; facial scanning; Facebook's shadow contact info & network breach; instascams!

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Oct 01, 2018
284: Dark Mode Nipple Patch
01:11:08

Dark mode Mojave; ChairGate2018; IoT California Bill; microtasking & gig economy problems; SiriusXM & Pandora; Instagram's not CEO leaving; NYT sues FCC; our Mosquito overlords; Tenacious D; Picard; Dan Rather; Dark Matter leaves us hanging; don't steal GPS devices; sexy Handmaids.

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Sep 28, 2018
283: Hi, Victim.
01:04:26

Banning memes; Bird vs Pentagon; Ticketmaster scandal; BitCoin bug; Cody Wilson; building for addiction; Podcasting industry collapse; the National Cyber Strategy (on WordPress); Magecart; Tiger Text; onanism; dash cams; Amazon Alexa products; damn good burgers.

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Sep 24, 2018
282: An Apple Under My Butt
01:08:27

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!

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Sep 20, 2018
281: The InterCops
01:10:59

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.

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Sep 17, 2018
280: People Are the Bottlenecks
00:54:12

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!

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Sep 13, 2018
279: Live from Fireside 2018
00:37:42

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!

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Sep 10, 2018
278: A Sinking Ship Brings Down All Boats
00:56:19

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!

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Sep 06, 2018
277: I Am A Cautionary Tale
01:08:32

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.

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Sep 03, 2018
276: Perfectly Imperfect
00:57:18

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!

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Aug 30, 2018
275: Now With More Breasts
00:58:28

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.

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Aug 27, 2018
274: Beer Saves the Day
01:08:14

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!

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Aug 23, 2018
273: Hacky Hack Hack
00:59:51

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!

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Aug 20, 2018
272: Vulcan Tighty-Whities
01:06:14

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.

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Aug 16, 2018
271: There are FOUR lights!
00:58:02

Picard to the rescue; rigged gig economy; Moviepass changes plan; Facebook regrets; Twitter stands with Alex Jones; NYC caps Uber; music on the blockchain; podchaining; Snapchat fail; DARPA vs Deepfake; going cashless; Cozmo; Magic Leap; yay, asbestos!

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Aug 13, 2018
270: The Mean Cul-de-sacs
01:36:44

FB's got 99 problems; burning down the scooter; DNA deals; delete old Tweets; Moviepass lumbers on; Apple trillion; working up from the middle; chairs, desks & monitors, oh my; Bourdain, bad TV & British slang; Reddit hack; Quiet Skies; bad actors; super donkeys!

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Aug 06, 2018
269: Winehousestein
01:59:17

Bad QI; Bird graveyards; Toronto tech; Twitter trending twitches; Facebook takes a hit, finally; Moviepass plunges; GM goes peer-to-peer; abandoning cash; Google's DTP; Fairy Vulcan earbuds; Deadwood; Luke Cage; social prisons; hacking SIMs; ASCII art tattoos.

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Jul 30, 2018
268: Fiddlesticks
01:48:31

Tech news overload; Uber background checks; Twitter's lack of "bandwidth"; Apple autonomous cars; AI decision learning tree bullcrappery; Prime Day; Google fined; Moviepass copycats; Facebook's many problems; facial recognition; Samsam, election, IoT attacks.

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Jul 24, 2018
267: Everybody's Heard About the Bird
01:20:07

More scooter wars; pseudo-AI; Apple moves; Uber purges; fair use on the Internet gone insane; haptic vaporware; laser rifles & 3d printed guns; Lando's back; Goliath, Mrs. Maisel & Sneaky Pete; Murderbot Diaries; DNC hacks; California's GDPR; 25 locations.

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Jul 16, 2018
266: Explain to Me Like I'm Five with Jordan Harbinger
01:39:18

Facebook may listen to your TV; AirBNB can suck it in Santa Monica; IoT gone wrong; Lyft gets even more cash; AI Orb to take over ISS; Massive Law Enforcement breach; Far Cry 5 rocks; Plex is dope; Synology's still rule; Anker power goodies; Airbags for your phone.

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Jul 09, 2018
265: 5 Easy Ways To Keep Facebook from Listening To You
01:22:34

Yes, that again; mea culpa advertising; distracted parenting & gaming disorders; Amazon Show & Buttons; browser battles; the cyclical Internet; Hypernormalisation; Moviepass, hold my beer; a win for privacy; filtering AI out; we really do care.

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Jun 25, 2018
264: Now with Extra Italy
01:11:03

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.

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Jun 18, 2018
263: Bird Flu Epidemics
01:12:29

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.

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Jun 11, 2018
262: Domin-Uh-Ohs
01:07:29

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

Jun 05, 2018
261: Money For Nothing
01:37:28

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

May 31, 2018
260: A Laurel and Hardy Handshake
01:24:24

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

May 21, 2018
259: All Your Blockchain Are Belong To Us
01:43:42

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

May 14, 2018
258: Divestment Of Responsibility
01:44:07

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

May 07, 2018
257: Is AI Porn?
01:30:45

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

Apr 30, 2018
256: You Can Call Me AI
01:21:52

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

Apr 21, 2018
255: Community Service
01:36:04

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

Apr 16, 2018
254: Pedantic Fail
01:47:00

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

Apr 09, 2018
253: Too Little, Too Late
01:44:56

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

Apr 02, 2018
252: Cluster Zuck
02:14:24

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

Mar 26, 2018
251: SpaceForce2000
01:17:07

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

Mar 19, 2018
250: Useful But Creepy
01:46:59

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

Mar 12, 2018
249: Distributed Excel Spreadsheet
02:18:34

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

Mar 05, 2018
248: Side Hustle
01:50:18

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

Feb 26, 2018
247: Thoughts and Prayers
01:21:47

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.show/247

Feb 19, 2018
246: Ground Control to Grumpy Tom
01:48:49

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

Feb 12, 2018
245: The Internet of Moisture
01:44:21

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

Feb 05, 2018
244: So Proud of Me
01:32:11

A grandiose gabfest about data ethics; beer debts; blockchain consent; demonized smartphones; Amazon Go; Musk goes all in; Twitter trolls; Flicktime; baby, you're a bitcoin; Whopper neutrality; HomePod; babies on Roombas; Hide 'N Seek; Grumpy Cat; AIVD.

Show notes at http://gog.show/244

Jan 29, 2018
243: Never Grow Old
01:22:41

Doggie DNA; Walmart, Apple & tax cuts; YouTube dumps small video producers; about those new Google & Facebook jobs; consensual ICO app; Electric Dreams; old music; Ned's Wonder; Twitter god mode; VR security; bad UI & sticky notes in Hawaii; RIP, Dolores.

Show notes at http://gog.show/243

Jan 22, 2018
242: The Last Shithole
01:43:13

We finally talk Last Jedi; Alexa & Spotify; the 2018 web; cryptocurrency bandwagons; Amazon's tax breaks; jacking Google bikes; Kodi trouble; new music; CES kids toys; Mac spyware; the return of Fancy Bear; Dunning-Kruger; Schnurzelpurzel; drunk droning.

Show notes at http://gog.show/242

Jan 15, 2018
241: Very Stable Raw Geniuses
01:49:27

2018, hold my alt-right beer & raw water; robots & robocalls; cryptocurrencies; Magic Leap; Affinity & Xfinity; Live PD; Bright, Black Mirror, Lovesick & X-Files; drunk on a plane movie reviews; Meltdown & Spectre; Apple's oops; Clash Royale Clans.


Show notes at http://gog.show/241

Jan 08, 2018
240: Hard Out
00:30:03

Another year has come & gone! Holiday plans including Data Ethics & website revamps; eggnog; Dan Carlin’s back; the Crown, BSG, X-Files & Dirk Gently; recent reads; wrapping up Hunting Unicorns & cryptocurrencies; and a big thank you for listening!

Show notes at http://gog.show/240

Dec 25, 2017
239: Adult Nyquil
01:47:38

The FCC & Net Neutrality; Spotify & Patreon; Facebook says social media is bad; more adventures with cryptocurrency; Uber's for the Bird; "aggressively entrepreneurial wet dreams"; Brian's Gift Guide; BSG, Mr Robot & the Crown; muy mal malware.

Show notes at http://gog.show/239

Dec 18, 2017
238: Same as It Ever Was
01:46:36

Patreon problems; Apple’s quality control issues; adventures with bitcoin; Waze in a blaze; voice wars; poking Facebook; ICO scams; real AI; trivia apps; Jason’s Gift Guide; Grand Tour; alternative Xmas; hacker stereotypes; debt collectors; Meow!

Show notes at http://gog.show/238

Dec 11, 2017
237: Dad Jokes
01:45:32

We're back with stand-ups; phone & email scams; cryptocurrency; AI? no, it's not AI; Net Neutrality; lying step counters; broken Alexas; super liking as a service; privacy & data breaches; Apple's oops; Max Headroom & Long Island Ice Teas.

Show notes at http://gog.show/237

Dec 04, 2017
236: Unnecessary Reboots
01:44:11

Fake news & foreign interference (in)action plans; free money; Communications Decency Act; premium APIs; Robotdog overlords; Dirk Gently & Discovery; Dune, Crow reboots; Face ID & Amazon Key hacks; SkyDong; your phone is tracking you & SafeGraph pwns you.

Show notes at http://gog.show/236

Nov 21, 2017
235: Facebooty
01:56:12

Automation; verified ass; Snap tank; Kodi non-pirates; Amazon rivets; blockchain & destroyed coin; iPhone glitch; Jason, enhanced; something is wrong on the Internet; Facebook wants your nudes; ransomware shame; Sorry app; arbitrary endpoint traps.

Show notes at http://gog.show/235

Nov 13, 2017
234: Degauss the House
01:52:30

Stats are meaningless; ad-driven dystopia; Google lockouts; social media hearings; Gothamist shutdown; Toothbrush as a service; neural network nightmares; subscriptions, because 2017; Reaper; fooling AI; cheeseburger emojis; take me to the good part.

Show notes at http://gog.show/234

Nov 06, 2017
233: Fork Disruption!
02:00:38

Cell brain drain; FCC shenanigans; Facebook pay-to-play; Twitter turns a profit; Pravda problems; Citizen Robot; Amazon Key & drugs; dev stacks; Forks 2.0; Queens of Quirk; Tim O’Reilly; IoT bot; fingerprint security; antipodes; Mandela, Mandela, Mandela.

Show notes at http://gog.show/233

Oct 30, 2017
232: Remember the Almono
01:47:58

Our TL;DR episode; smartphone dystopia; three claps; DNA testing's privacy policies; AI vs machine learning, again; Facebook serves up food & elections; your memory slideshow; Uber's fake city; Star Trek loses it's heart & soul; Light Grey Web; Bigly FTW!

Show notes at http://gog.show/232

 

Oct 23, 2017
231: Unbingeable
01:32:51

Open kimonos & making your nut; Magic Leap to nowhere; Google really is listening; Twitter is burning, arbitrarily; Facebook's FYMK secrets; Run Pee; Blade Runner's VO; Star Trek concerns; Mr. Robot what?; dark web scans; let's Disqus your pwned password.

Show notes at http://gog.show/231

Oct 16, 2017
230: Inflection Point
01:59:17

Nerves are frayed & tensions are high; we squabble in front of Daddy Bitner; the numbers are bad!; broken news; AIM shuts down; Uber's very bad deed; Babblefish is here; Star Trek: Upptäckt; fun with Spotify; hoisted by his own beard; heroes in monocles.

Show notes at http://gog.show/230

Oct 10, 2017
229: I Am Altering the Deal
01:52:24

Zuckerberg gets Lando'd; 23 & Me; Twitter's Arbitrary 280; Ikea, tech leader; Dubai drones; Amazon's EchoEverywhere; Star Trek: Discovery, in Swedish; Orville; Terminator Redux; Tinder data; being "retired"; mining crypto-coins; when delete means delete.

Show notes at http://gog.show/229

Oct 02, 2017
228: Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz
01:50:27

Toys Aren’t Us; kids these days; online abuse algorithm fails; e-commerce corrections; Uber falls in London; iOS 11; Canon Keepers; Iron Danny; Googling Avril; BlueBorne; Cleaner malware; Facebook big data; 90’s websites; book recommendations; raw water.

Show notes at http://gog.show/228

Sep 25, 2017
227: Bots & B.S.
01:42:21

Lone gun developers; hunks of glass & metal; snoozing social influencers; bad Bodega; our Amazon carts; Tesla range; Riot Fest; Star Trek & Orville; Equifax; Apple’s puzzling approach to security; habits of mediocre people; RIP Cassini; it’s complicated.

Show notes at http://gog.show/227

Sep 18, 2017
226: A Badder Meinhof
01:24:12

Grumpycoin; UBI; Uber needs a pick me up; is your cellphone listening?; autonomous cars are not coming soon; Facebook lies; Netflix, & Chill; Equifax; getting AI off our chests; selfie sticks & dog toys; ruining the Alien mythology; Bond, Amazon Bond.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/226

Sep 11, 2017
225: A Beacon of Light and Hope
01:36:06

Broadly 23 & Me; #hashtag; Ikea’s smart home; tin foil tents; Uber’s new CEO; WhopperCoin; Echo sync; Defenders; the Tick; Depeche Mode & KMFDM; Netflix & toke; Little Snitch; suing Yahoo; Messenger virus; security cam roundup; Harvey Manfrenjensenden. 

Show notes at http://gog.show/225

Sep 04, 2017
224: Grump on Grump with Sean Bonner
00:56:14

Jason goes down memory lane with a special Grump on Grump episode from December 23rd, 2015. We talk art, music, crappy LA drivers, Safecast, Apple Music, how crappy iTunes is, and a whole lot more.

Show notes at http://gog.show/224

Aug 28, 2017
223: But... His Nazis!
01:34:42

A very special Nazi episode; Musk’s AI; the slippery slope of shutting down hate; Godwin chimes in; Uber’s audits; silly ice cube trays; It; Good Omens, the series; Obi-Wan; Revisionist Beach Boys; doxing; security camera showdown; Booze; the Bobiverse.

Show notes at http://gog.show/223

Aug 21, 2017
222: Grumpy Old Manifestos
01:30:15

Dwindling earnings; Tech-bro manifestos; Snapchat stock drop; Uber board’s b*tch-fight; Amazon’s secret brands; charging with FIRE; 3-D tires; Disney uncouples from Netflix; Lemmysuchus; Hardcore History; Audible for Dogs; DNA malware; N3v$r M1^d!.

Show notes at http://gog.show/222

Aug 14, 2017
221: The Snark Tower
01:32:25

The smartphone generation; Facebook FTW; Uber on fire, literally; Hyperloop is a go; Bitcoin split; Shatner being Shatner; the Circle; Cobra Kai; Themis Files; #LeakTheAnalyst; IoT regulation; hacker vacations; be bored; non-melting ice cream, alright!

Show notes at http://gog.show/221

Aug 07, 2017
220: Road to Nowhere
01:39:34

AI nerdfight; siliCONs; Paint, undead; App-ocalypse; Taco Mode; Twitter tanking; Roomba mapping; drones falling out of the sky, the Cheetos of the Beast; Alexa slacking; pizza-taco-burgers; Take On Me; the darkening Web; Comic-Con trailers; goodbye, iPod.

 

Full show notes at http://gog.show/220

Jul 31, 2017
219: Wow! Wow! Wow!
01:58:07

Star Trek utopia vs Star Wars dystopia; dark web takedowns; sex-bots; robot drowning; SnapMap; Google Glass 2.0; self-driving disease havens; droning drones; Doctoress Who; SocialStar camp; Microsoft fights back; panoramas gone wrong; DPRK news service.

Full notes at http://gog.show/219

Jul 24, 2017
218: Shaka, When the Walls Fell
01:26:34

Net Neutrality Day of (in)Action; What Did We Do; Amazon’s Geek Squad; Snap, Blue Apron stock; ads within ads; Magic Leap’s Mixed Reality; Sous-vide botnets; Twin Peaks; 80s & 90s music love; Laundry Files; Verizon hack; AlphaBay; MOMA texts; Coke’s AI.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/218

Jul 17, 2017
217: Surveil and Chill
01:38:50

Measuring AI; retail apocalypse continues; robot journalists; Soundcloud, Microsoft layoffs, Jawbone shutters; drone identification; Xbox One; hackintosh; internet TV; MeDoc; cryptocurrency hacks; Zip Bomb; Panda solar farms; Panopticon; OK Computer.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/217

Jul 10, 2017
216: Lunchroom of Effervescent Healing
01:41:53

The Dumb Ages; misogynist silicon valley losers; Google’s $2.7b fine; Kiwi coders; 10 years of iPhones; drop in on Alexa; hackintoshes; YouTube TV fails; is vinyl back, no; Eddie Izzard; Petya NotPetya; InspiroBot; scamming Nigerians; stupid Jenners.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/216

Jul 03, 2017
215: I Have a Bad Feeling About This
01:37:35

Apple giveth, Apple taketh; Kalanick Uber’s out; Tesla streams; battery tech; AI language; social media for introverts; world building is hard; Opie Solo; Payola 2.0; Banksy unveiled, maybe; Jazz chickens & Harry Potter; Mac malware; send nudes, Iceland!

Full show notes at http://gog.show/215

Jun 26, 2017
214: Evil as a Service
01:54:53

Amazon & Whole Foods; Goop Gone Wild; Uber's Peace Room; Snap down; Katybot; Goodbye, Hello; Russian vending machines; iPads; The Dollar, TJ Miller & The Grift; Planet of the Apps; Rakka; Rise & Fall of D.O.D.O; Mac Ransomware; Piñata drones; where's Henry?


Full show notes at http://gog.show/214

Jun 19, 2017
213: A Pinch of Wrath
01:45:25

Robot clothes & AI futures; net neutrality; Uber firings; billionaire CEOs on sinking ships; Amazon vs Walmart; building a better web; make America fast again; WWDC; Don Quixote; overthinking the Leftovers; printer steganography; Goop; hacking Britney.


Full show notes at http://gog.show/213

Jun 12, 2017
212: High Heals and Dyslexia
01:41:18

Covfefe & tea; trickle-down workaholism; self-driving car news; the "passenger economy"; CRISPR beer; anticipated slide decks; EFF sues FBI; plastic surgery hacks & backend exposures; Kodi & dots; House of Cards; Twin Peaks; 3 seashells; Icelandic Costco.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/212

Jun 05, 2017
211: Fire in the Hole
01:43:52

C-YA, Imzy; burrito hacks; net neutrality; Uber owes; patent trolls; Mossberg signs out; beatings iris scans; tainted news; Amazon's brick & mortar; Fire stick & Alexa; Opera FTW; Adam Curry's still at it; Twin Peaks returns; AI paint colors; Ask Jeeves.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/211

May 29, 2017
210: Beyond Burgerdrone
01:40:04

Twitter is sorry; Google/Uber Goober, Lyft/Waymo Laymo; drones & robots; information does not want to be free; WannaCry; hacking Mar-a-Lago; Redshirts; Home vs Echo; Opera, reborn; YouTube TV; Star Trek: Discovery; paying for tap water; goodbye, MP3?

Full show notes at http://gog.show/210

May 22, 2017
209: Smalt & Pppr
01:48:37

Job-killing robots; dropping tech giants; Amazon Echo Show; worldwide WannaCry ransomware attack; Astrophysics in a hurry; make some music; the IoT jumps the shark; a damn fine cup of coffee; K.Flay, Cranberries; You Should Be Happy; lightsaber churros.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/209

May 15, 2017
208: Vive La France!
01:26:40

Jason drops into LA, mystery meat, a live audience & alcohol so possible topics include: France, Snowflakes, podcasting, scoundrels, Uber. an AI called Luna, Huma's Weiner, Bob, Gibson, Office Space, landlines, vampires, the Dark Tower & Faraday cages.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/208

May 08, 2017
207: Light my Fyre
01:17:08

Hacking Netflix; Silicon Valley horsepuckey; Net Neutrality; Unuber.Me; Facebook's malicious actors; retail apocalypse; Look, Amazon; You Are Not So Smart; shadowbanning; leaving Buzzfeed; Fyre Festival Fail; Doctor Who; Dog vs. Roomba; Tao Te Grump.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/207

May 01, 2017
206: Sarah's Law
01:45:00

Our AI law; voice recognition; Ballmer's new quest; Facebook's future; Old Man Streaming; Schadenfacebook; AI gone rogue; Linksys security; outsourced ransomware; the Bobiverse; Fahrenheit 451; X-Files, again; Expanse wrap-up; make America grumpy again!

Full show notes at http://gog.show/206

Apr 24, 2017
205: Grump-a-Lago
01:24:03

Apple's self-driving cars; Burger King & Google Home; Snapchat stats; Uber's Hell; Millennial slackers & mixtapes; Mac ransomware; Old Man's War; Amazon's parent dashboard; the Last Jedi; YouTube TV; MST3k; that dress; coachella-industrial complex.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/205

Apr 17, 2017
204: We're Lit!
01:52:41

Thanks, Scott; Oath; Twitter's rotten eggs; Uber's cat fishing; LiveJournal; 23&me; the Shadowbrokers; IoT malware; more Old Man's War; health apps; smart pet doors; Jason goes Android; S-Town & Bernie pods; lunch shaming; Beouf; Pepsi; Casper Babypants.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/204

Apr 10, 2017
203: What Really Grinds Our Gears
01:17:28

Revolting against experts; mobile app report; Musk's empire; burnin' down the Samsung store; killer drones, here & abroad; sold out to the ISPs; chatbots; MySpace photos; Neal Stephenson & Daniel Suarez; storage solutions; IT; Britpop; Rogue One on VHS.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/203

Apr 03, 2017
202: Big Bang Weary
02:00:13

Weaponized GIFs; gig economy; AI radar; Uber's not-Ford Escorts; YouTube ad issues; Wall-Drone; Medium's pay-for-nothing; Virus Zero; hacking tractors; Scalzi; Pokemon's long tail; Kodi FTW; kitchen tech; Circle; the Expanse; Flashing Fedex for a Fiver.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/202

Mar 27, 2017
201: We’re Driving to Florida!
01:57:46

Being tech support; social media consumer rights; twitter accounts gone rogue; fixing the web; Uber bombshells; hacking with sound; privacy rights & border crossings; Sweden in a box; sequels & reboots, take the red pill; meat in a vat; Tibetan Peach Pie.

Full show notes at http://gog.show/201

Mar 20, 2017
200: Let Them Eat Pop Tarts
01:43:31

2/3 Sparta; the rise of the useless; Fiverr bums us out; Snap stock; atom drives; quizzing trolls; Uber hires HAL; Wikileaks Vault 7; encrypted messaging apps; Amazon brick & mortar; AirPods; burgerbots; Try a Pod; Martian potatoes; streaming Bugs Bunny.

Show notes at http://gog.show/200

Mar 13, 2017
199: Heisenberg's Uncertainty Cat
01:53:06

Snap's IPO; SpaceX to the Moon; Yahoo breach again; FCC kills privacy requirements; Uber has another bad week; Amazon S3 typo outage; scary malware, super freaks; rage circuits; YouTube TV; Dropbox rebrand; smart condoms; Johnson's Potato; but the emails.

Show notes at http://gog.show/199

Mar 06, 2017
198: Game Over Man, GAME OVER!
01:24:52

We lose a legend; 3310 returns w/ snake; new planets; Stockholm heating syndrome; limits of free speech; Uber issues; chatbots; memory leaks; Echo's useless skills; Snow Drones; Moby's ambiance; naked chicken chalupas; media detox; All Things Must Pass.

Show notes at http://gog.show/198

Feb 27, 2017
197: Last Night in Sweden
01:14:28

Alphabet's Loon is a go; PewDiePie bye-bye; Zuckerberg's opus; Not-Unlimited plans are back; robot tax; Uber Q&As; Pornhub providing sex-ed; self-flying taxes & fire-spewing drones; crossing borders with phones; Gaiman's Norse Mythology; emotional labor.

Show notes at http://gog.show/197

Feb 20, 2017
196: Nordstradamus
01:41:02

What the bleep happened?; FB bots; Twitter slipping; recursive pixels; spying TVs; tech takes sides; file-less hacking; surviving our faster future; gaming Tinder; Spotify as a loss-leader; Burger King's instagram; Ikea's secret taxonomy; Back in Black.

Show notes at: http://gog.show/196

Feb 13, 2017
195: Never Remember, Always Forget
01:41:54

Tech leaders on Trump; #DeleteUber; Medium goes subscription; brain hackers; Musk gets boring; IRS scams; cracking iOS; Arrival; Concrete Blonde; Blumoo; SelfieFeet aka a magnet; Lovesick & Chance; on self-abuse; the heroes of BGM; Where’s the revolution?

Show notes at http://gog.show/195

Feb 06, 2017
194: 2 1/2 Minutes to Midnight
01:28:16

Computer, what is plural for Jedi? PodcastOne; AltGOGPodcast; Doomsday Clock; Die with your Boots on; AI Partnership; Yahoo pushes back; Jay Z, Sprint & Tidal; dashing rogue scientists; voice apps hitting walls; escape from LA tunnels; Brave New World.

Show notes at http://gog.show/194

Jan 27, 2017
193: Injecting Digital Magic
01:41:33

Podcasting for exposure; to the Moon, grumps; hoverbikes & airUbers; Netflix & Net Neutrality; Google picking over Twitter; USPS hunting down the dark web; Assange reneges; CIA releases secret history; toys for rich people; TPS reports; Good Omens.

Show notes at http://gog.show/193

Jan 20, 2017
192: Bob Is Your Dark Uncle
01:41:29

Buzzfeed, what hath you wrought? Yahoo becomes Altaba; Verified God banned from Facebook; Unlimited data definition limited; Amazon misleads; paper drones; Trust us, we’re the Geek Squad; Big Picture; Viva Amiga; Bright Lights; Goat Yoga; CES of 💩.

Show notes at http://gog.show/192

Jan 13, 2017
191: I Am Jack's Mesentery
01:48:58

We’re back for 2017 & Alexa Ruxpin’s gone wild; Zweckentfremdungsverbot; Medium’s broken system; Snapchat faked growth; self-driving cars are here NO THEY AREN’T; the Boring company; TV ransomware; bad TV & Swedish apps; surviving nukes; hunting unicorns!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/191

Jan 06, 2017
190: Merry Weltschmerzmas
01:49:11

Closing out 2016 with a self-driving, AI-written, crowd-sourced, drone-delivered, kick-started bang; billions upon billions of breaches; PopcornTime; Waymo; Magic Leap; masterclasses; pigs in space; chemical texts; digital pills; picturesque places to poop.

This episode is sponsored by 1Password.com

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/190

Dec 16, 2016
189: Ello, Dolores
01:22:14

A.I., isn’t; Facts, aren’t; News, isn’t; Amazon Go; Uber Ponzi schemes; behold, the LingLong DingDong; Reflectacles; surviving the faster future; the Gadget Apocalypse; genderless nipples; stocking stuffers for geeks; violent delights have violent ends.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/189

Dec 09, 2016
188: Because of Copyright!
01:32:48

It’s the universal basic income, stupid; the future of work; Cyber Monday; it’s not AI; Snooper’s Charter; Net Neutrality dies; Yelfies; EmDrive; the Bobiverse; Millennials: the Musical; chunky fashion; follow the White Rabbit; this sucker’s electrical!

This episode of Grumpy Old Geeks is brought to you by 1Password.com!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/188

Dec 02, 2016
187: Marc Canter, The Godfather of Multimedia
00:51:11

This week we're joined by the "godfather of multimedia" Marc Canter. Marc tells us some great stories from the early days of multimedia and shares his thoughts on what's coming down the road.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/187

Nov 25, 2016
186: Back with a Vengeance
01:34:43

Disney drones; Canada tries UBI; Rule 41; Firefox Focus; Facebook metrics & fake news problems; robot dinosaurs & CRISPR; DCMA; data caps; PoisonTap; texting China; modern happiness; Washington; rendered va-ja-jas; Spotify junk; courageous Apple book.

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Nov 18, 2016
185: What Plants Crave
00:59:02

Anything happen this week? Archiving @POTUS; Universal Basic Income; DisneyDrones; Adobe VoCo; rainbow-vomiting clouds; Skype hacking; shrinking Toblerones; USB HIV tests; Samsung folding phones; no one’s paying for YouTube; the case against reality; angst.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/185

Nov 11, 2016
184: Peak Segal
01:12:34

 Auto-correcting humanity; shocking, collusion; a peach is now just a peach; community commitments; indentured Ubertude; Slack smarmy; Google’s bony finger of shame; Pzizz on you; Trainspotting 2; AuthaGraph map FTW; bomb sniffing spinach; In-N-Out rules!

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Nov 04, 2016
183: Throwing Pagers at Squirrels
01:31:03

Ello, Echo; Vine is dead, Twitter on life support; gig economy; Microsoft rising; autonomous beer delivery; the botnet that broke the internet; Death’s end; Fahrenheit 451 irony; taking down drones; expat 2.0; shoegazing; LostWorld; painting Blade Runner.

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Oct 28, 2016
182: Trump for 500, Alex
01:23:58

Nomophobia; Bad hombres & nasty women; Uber drone ads; fact-checking fails; false unlimited data; 50TB of stolen classified data; Lessig’s high road; creepy VR games; Amazon Echo; new Queen; facial recognition; this check goes to $11; the unreadable web.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/182

Oct 21, 2016
181: Instant Gratification Generation
01:17:57

Silicon Valley visionless; Samsung on fire; Comcast caught; Facebook’s Workplace; Inept IoT; social media surveillance; Airmail, Pzizz & Trumpwalling; Rogue One, Says You!, Fraggle Rock & the Grand Tour, your vacuum attachments; facepalm facecradle.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/181

Oct 14, 2016
180: Chabuduo!
01:22:37

Fridges are heating up; Coolest investigation; Ewww Apron; digital rights; Facebook gets local; Google unveils hardware; Yahoo surveillance; Prime reading; bloated apps; superheroes, robots & Mr Robot; bad passengers; the web’s past; R2, get my coffee.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/180

Oct 07, 2016
179: Streaming Gouda
01:08:58

Uber trucking, vertical take-off planes; Google Express hits New England; Amazon starts own delivery service; Elon delivers to Mars; Snap brings Spectacles; Blackberry is done; DOS attacks get bigger; Meerkat’s Houseparty; Netflix Tax; watch out for Schumer.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/179

Sep 30, 2016
178: Taste the Hate-bow
01:22:38

Soylent but not deadly; YouTube Heroes; because science; Tesla for California; Amazon’s screw you algorithm; dark-web design; ransomware everywhere; Ello, Allo; Star Trek, Delayed; McAffee, Gringo; smart candles; 2 ferns and a candidate; Sullivan unplugs.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/178

Sep 23, 2016
177: Benedict Pleepleusbatch
01:49:58

Zane Lamprey drops in; iOS 10; cookies everywhere; the tech bubble; elephant charts; exploding batteries; Facebook annoys Norway; stank cyber hygiene; stream ripping; Penn, King & Tolhurst; laser tag backpack; ethical hacking; Sherlock & the Grand Tour. 

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/177

Sep 16, 2016
176: Ready Player Pobama
01:19:15

Apple’s premature tweet; exploding Samsungs; Airbnb’s “constitutional rights”; costly cord-cutting; Americans not into self-driving cars, ride-sharing; Attack of Things!; slogging through the Gunslinger; baby apps; the build team & the triplets are back.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/176

Sep 09, 2016
175: We Are the Dreamers of Dreams
01:26:39

Paternity leave is over; psychology on the ropes; Ireland doesn’t want Apple’s taxes; Olds & Emojis; dark forests & Dresden bombing; big ol’ TVs; pinch & zoom & knuckle drag; unbundling gets pricey; Mac Sabbath; putting on the ritz.

 

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Sep 02, 2016
174: Morphable Faraday
01:36:04

DNS is Ok; Uber still sucks; Facebook WTF; Pokemon Plateau; WiFi is tracking you; Sleep Rules; The Monkees are back; Kanye loves fries; Baltimore No-Fly Zone; Jason and Brian need sleep.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/174

Aug 26, 2016
173: Economy Drone.0
01:20:51

1 Drone, 2 Drone, Red Drone, Blue Drone; R2D2’s final beep; No Hyperloop for us; Uber’s shoe drops; the Great Con; NASA research free; phishing ain’t just for suckers; IoPoop; tin foil hat news; revisiting Gopher; Dune in Emoji; Scum & Villainy Cantina.

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Aug 19, 2016
172: No Wood for Vader
01:39:45

Social network fails; your friends don’t like you; flawed design; FTC crackdown on sponsored posts; ad-block wars; data-fusion; Golden Key; read for health; Meat is Murder 8bit; Mr. Robot FTW; Stranger Things; WTF America; the other Solo; Electric Mayhem!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/172

Aug 12, 2016
171: Faradayspotting
01:33:03

Peak app; elevated buses; Pokemon mind control; Faraday caged bars; stupid chip payments; uber mapping; Netflix tax; IoT disasters; hacking autonomous vehicles; Australia moving; emoji political correctness; Mr. Robot back on track, stand ups; Matt Damon.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/171

Aug 05, 2016
170: Brian's Getting a Drone!
01:20:55

CEOs paid to be average; Pono down; Yahoo deconstructed; Facebook value rising; 7-11 wins the drone race; Apple’s billionth iPhone; DNC hack & treason; IoT code audits; Star Wars drones; Star Trek; Moby; Lucy; drink beer for cash; meet the Allens.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/170

Jul 29, 2016
169: Tinfoil Toupe
01:44:43

Power surges; suing the government over the DMCA; storing biometrics; Musk’s Master Plan 2.0; mesh Guifi; the Disobedience Award; Pokeman robot societies; hacking the RNC; music rivalries; Stranger Things; winter is delaying; Bezos dons a redshirt.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/169

Jul 22, 2016
168: Crowd Based Pokeman Capital Management Solutions
02:11:29

Addressing the Pikachu in the room; Silicon Valley solving the wrong problems; disrupting truth; breaking the 1st law; Sharding your passwords; 360 degree Prisma content; bionic internet of poop; Apollo 11 code; not another social network!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/168

Jul 15, 2016
167: Come and Knock On My Tor
01:11:12

The world’s news is bleak & Facebook is sorta reporting it; smart pirates; music sales tank; burn, Google, burn; fair & balanced email scandals; a load of cameras; bye, bye Blackberry; watch us eat; endless wine; Disney obsessions; because Calendars.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/167

Jul 08, 2016
166: Bye, Bye Kanye
01:16:32

Tech monopolies; 1st autopilot death; Facebook pulls the rug under businesses; booze & books; the sky’s gone out; Apple camera blocking; US customs wants to tweet you; Symantec fail; OITNB; NASA Juno Mission; Chatbot lawyers; 1kg not 1kg; laser bazooka!!!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/166

Jul 01, 2016
165: Brexit Through the Gift Shop
01:35:14

UK leaves EU, UK preps to leave GB; Tronc propaganda; Apple & Ticketmaster class action payouts; machine learning; blockchain code fails; Supreme Court backs illegal evidence; #Rule41; new apps; Legos big in Japan; breaking up with Top Gear, Mini-Moon!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/165

Jun 24, 2016
164: NerdWatch 2016!
01:28:56

WWDC; Napster’s back; Microsoft’s LinkedIn & Twitter’s Soundcloud folly; telecoms want love, too; internet makes you dumb; Swedes go cashless; Olli & Watson; Russian DMC hack; gadgets in naughty places; we come around to VR & AR, Smashmouth & Guy Fieri.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/164

Jun 17, 2016
163: Da Da Da
01:25:18

What makes a song? Silicon Valley of hardware; 3d printing hype; Atari pivots; sports tech; scrubbing google for Hillary & #fataxl; hacking Zuckerberg; Oklahoma is not OK; Viva la France; Emoji bacon; The Americans; Gibson’s Jesus 2; all aboot Atlas Obscura.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/163

Jun 10, 2016
162: Tronc in the Trunk
01:10:48

Gates on AI, Stephenson; Musk on neural lace; Troncin’ it; Periscope’s lynch mobs; Facebook ads & deep text; Uber brings back indentured servitude; Daltrey done with new music; Top Gear, Rouge One in trouble; Star Trek swimsuits; Holy Caffeine Batman!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/162

Jun 03, 2016
161: Everything We Know Is Wrong
01:04:12

Gig economy, robots & hijacking people's minds; logo heat mapping; Thiel vs Gawker; Uber monitors your battery, won't use info, wink wink; pwned checker; nuclear floppies; Gen-X'rs vs Millennials; competitive vaping.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/161

May 27, 2016
160: Get your drone off my wall!
01:17:13

Hamburgers everywhere; Tesla takes on touts; Amazon takes over; home automation not worth it; .blog; the death of class action lawsuits; LinkedIn hack; Babelfish; Kapture; Intuit sucks; conspiracy morons; deep thoughts by the Geeks; our law of reboots.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/160

May 20, 2016
159: The Text Pistols
00:53:24

Austin takes a stand against Uber, Lyft, Apple invests in Didi Chuxing; Parsey McParseface; Web brutalism; Facebook news curation; Twitter & Dataminr spy but not for the government; Rule 41; The Grand Tour; Peachy Printer building houses; Drink ’Murica!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/159

May 13, 2016
158: It's Neat!
01:02:21

The grumps are back in the saddle; bots in the wild; Uber, Airbnb, Lyft, Tinder & Facebook shenanigans; Apple Music steals music, Reznor to the rescue; OpenAI; BeautifulPeople hacked; Tilt Brush; ResetPlug; Twin Peaks cast; Star Trek is back; Oldchella!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/158

May 06, 2016
157: U.S.S. Irony
00:51:12

Dig if you will, this podcast; big GOG news; drone attack; science replication crisis; suing Kanye; get to know your new cash; Comcast kills the box; Alphabet rewards negative realities; Twilight Zone returns as a choose your own adventure; black holes!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/157

Apr 22, 2016
156: I Can't Believe It's Not Buddha
01:14:20

Bots, bots & bots; Tesla's real innovation; Apple ends allowances; augmented reality caffeine environments; no texting in AMC; Homeland Security hates Quicktime; blocklisting Sweden; the IllumiBowl; Star Wars history; the worst Kickstarter, ever; BEES!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/156

Apr 15, 2016
155: Let Them Eat Cake
01:10:14

Panama Papers & Wordpress security; AirBnb's revisionist history; NFL no longer tax exempt; buy a failing business; the 1099 economy; the singularity is not near; 3d printing coolness; robot naughty bits; bots, bots & more bots; spies in the skies!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/155

Apr 08, 2016
154: Fool Free Zone
01:03:06

Google's April Fool's joke; Gig economy falters; millennials love Facebook; Spotify pivoting to video, because money; Messenger becoming a platform; hospitals need security, badly; FBI opening more phones; not so smooth drone operators; the Rift is here.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/154

Apr 01, 2016
153: We Face a Shining Future
01:12:27

It's our 3rd anniversary show & there were drinks; we meander through biocoding, universal basic income, VR, death of Moore's Law, Apple is 40, basic security (again!), drones, things we're sick of there even being a debate about & Bad Santa 2. Or 3.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/153

Mar 25, 2016
152: Don't Kick Our Robot Overlords!
01:01:00

Modern life is rubbish; fast food moves to robots; Uber gets disrupted; Alzheimer's breakthrough; DARPA derps; Feds find Fappening phisher; Amazon Echo; funded fan films; sponsored content kills journalism, internet; LSD microdoses for internet addiction.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/152

Mar 18, 2016
151: There IS a Spoon
00:56:33

Social media can be good, really; music startup fails; brain pain via dyslexia & FBI; McAfee & idiots; drones in the USA; 8k/VR Olympics; Darth Maul; old school spying; printing Wikipedia; the trouble w/ popular music & transporters; Rugmpy Dlo Eegks FTW!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/151

Mar 11, 2016
150: The Truth is On Hiatus
01:12:27

Financial & emotional repercussions of social media; app bubble burst; big data & Banksy; Yahoo & Linkedin WTFs; McAfee, show your work; do not use 23andMe; active listening; X-Files; 3-Body Problems; no science on Sci; good & bad casting; listener love!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/150

Mar 04, 2016
149: Now, to Be Fair to Uber…
01:08:41

Uber's not to blame; don't write open letters to your boss; more journalism woes; Facebook emojis; Team Apple; Project Shield; Shatner & Nimoy; apps for everything; Vinyl, AbFab, Massive Attack & the Cure; where to live; the contest winner!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/149

Feb 26, 2016
148: Give Me Secure iPhone or Give Me Death!
01:12:56

Apple takes a stand against the US Government; Twitter loses Stephen Fry, many others; Snapchat publishing; Moore's Law on the ropes; hospital pays off hackers; new scifi reads; Kanye again; AbFab, PeeWee, Daredevil, (T)error; the great unbundling begins.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/148

Feb 19, 2016
147: Jesus Take the Wheel
00:56:29

Brian’s recording from his Lanai; Jason charms a Lyft driver; Stupid Hackathons; Google kills Picassa, Jason longs for Flicker; Twitter Pivots; Flash is finally dead; no one is registering their drones; Top Gear jumps shark; Gravity waves & sheet cake.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/147

Feb 12, 2016
146: Beyond BananaDrone
00:57:16

The greatest hits collection: streaming & bandwidth charges; Uber logo idiocy; Alphabet, Amazon & Apple; Yahoo still clueless; copyright infringements; self-driving hack targets; drones & bananas; photoshop tricks; Top Gear, X-Files, Billions & Serial.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/146

Feb 05, 2016
145: The Curse is Real
00:55:19

The Grumps strike again, RIP Abe; more income inequality news, so meditate the pain away; our robot overlords are on the way; what's going on at Twitter?; Amazon on the march; Ello, Peach; X-Files; Hipster Vodka; Tyson takes on B.O.B.; Cthulhu wallpaper!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/145

Jan 29, 2016
144: Internet of Poop
00:58:44

The Internet's taken a scatological turn this week; bad news from the WEF; Tidal's billing problem; Verizon kills Net Neutrality; blinding us with science; quantified break-ups; coffeeshop cube-farms; your stupid password; building a better pyramid.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/144

Jan 22, 2016
143: Flux Decapitator
00:59:24

Facebook's death-feed; RIP middle class, Bitcoin, desktops, Soundcloud, Foursquare; sexual harassment in Silicon Valley; going post-mobile; hidden Airbnb cams; Internet of Things hackery; Cloverfield 2?; Epic Tea Time; silly, Snapchat is for kids!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/143

Jan 16, 2016
142: That Drone Really Tied the Room Together
00:49:31

The grumps abide news from CES; pre-net life; Lumosity lied; Zuck's Hoodie Home AI; taking down power grids; Everkey vaporware; Oculus Rift, Drone B4UFLY & cutting cords with Tablo; drunk movie reviews; Sobchak meets Trump; the great dogs pants debate.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/142

Jan 08, 2016
141: Should Auld Grumps Be Forgot
00:56:18

Sending out 2015 and ringing in 2015 2.0 with robot birds, leaving it at the office, suing Spotify, stealing art, crowdfunding intellectual properties, Uber, legislating not-hoverboards, voter record hacks, crazy McAfee, saving Matt Damon & Star Wars.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/141

Jan 01, 2016
140: Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly
01:29:04

A holiday potpourri of delights: Force blockers; internet famous, cash poor; Elon Musk; Taylor Swift; music windowing; driverless cars; phishing, hacking & drone nets; the fate of Abrams; schadenfreude'n Shkreli; new Yule log v2; Tiffani Amber Thiessen!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/140

Dec 18, 2015
139: The Bill Murray Disruption Clause
01:26:27

Marissa Mayer, Martin Shkreli, Airbnb, Zano, Trump, Apple Music, Silicon Valley job production & other fails; whiskey pronunciations; to-do apps & “offboarding”; Ricky Gervais & Carrie Fisher; emoji history; passive aggressive texting; orgasmic fungus.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/139

Dec 11, 2015
138: We Are 138!
00:54:13

Kickstarter, delayed; 7,728 years of Adele; Zuckerberg does good, gets yelled at; Apple changing cables again; Li-Fi from light bulbs; big hacks & lifetime subscriptions on the Dark Web; Pornhub wins Christmas; sipping whiskey with Nick Offerman.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/138

Dec 04, 2015
137: I'm a Belieber!
00:45:08

Ello again; the digital prophet has no clothes; streaming is the future unless we make money; 30 years of Windows; Man in the High Castle; Jason on a Train; you can't un-McConaughey McConaughey; Emojis; science based actuary tables; genetic wanderlust.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/137

Nov 20, 2015
136: Morale Removal Machine
00:57:44

More fun and lack of profit with Kickstarter; solving the last problem in the world, Dog Vacays; on asking permission; VHS FTW; gamified gunning; Rumblr & 3nder; announcing the announcement about an announcement; it's going to be ok; where is Luke?

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/136

Nov 13, 2015
135: The Satchel of Life
01:14:47

Working on spec; paying rent with reach; #BenCarsonWikipedia & the Temple of Grain; Oyster dies & Amazon goes brick & mortar; Candy Crush worth more than Star Wars; Mr. Null; the TSA snowjob; Pandora Pods... One; Muons!; Security, HAH! takes a bow.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/135

Nov 06, 2015
134: Gimme Some Sugar Baby
00:54:04

Yet another spying bill dressed up as cybersecurity; slowing down the net for fun & profit; Google gets podcasts; YouTube didn't Google it's pay scheme's name; IoT's password distributing kettle; survival tips on the crapper; Bruce Campbell; booze comet!

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Oct 30, 2015
133: A German and an Irishman Walk into a Waterpark
01:25:18

Jason's taking a personal day so guest host Fergal Lyons joins to talk waterparking, Star Wars, parenting in the digital age, Uber, hacking your fitbit & plane tickets, religion, AbFab & Mythbusters all while drinking high alcohol content beers.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/133

Oct 23, 2015
132: Achtung Grumpy
01:04:21

Brian's back from Europe; drunk on a plane movie reviews; Jason's figuring out sportsball; no nudes is good nudes at Playboy; Twitter execs don't tweet; Tesla robot car; aliens!; the age of profile anxiety; Flash is bad throughout the known universe.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/132

Oct 16, 2015
131: The Billion Dollar Show
01:17:28

Jordan Cooper and Gigi Edgley join the show to fill in for Brian while he's on holiday. We talk drone camo, poop maps, luxury selfie sticks, Waze-holes, sports-splaining, fat pets and fitbits, bitchy guys named Bob, Facebook glitch makes 2 people happy.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/131

Oct 10, 2015
130: Pre-Hacking so You Don't Have To
00:50:36

Apple Music & Google Inbox fails; getting screwed as a business; static salaries & rising costs; no peeple please; Derbycon recap; Amazon no longer a store; Scrotal Recall; Facebook copyright morons; that Patreon thing...

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/130

Oct 02, 2015
129: Selfie Selection
00:45:57

Jason's live at DerbyCon; a # is not consent; offloading our memories; Du Hast vomiting rainbows; algorithms will beat your fantasy team; dislike this; #KardBlock'n the dom; mystery emojis; making Steve Jobs boring; Snowden, Maher & Dawkins lose it.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/129

Sep 25, 2015
128: Demand your Replicator
01:04:41

 

Is Star Trek's Utopia coming? Is HP irrelevant? Do e-books earn more at lower prices? Is Twitter going to lose a lawsuit over scanning DMs? Is the ad-blocking Peace app still available? Are we trapped in a closet? Do we like Betteridge's law of headlines?

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/128

Sep 18, 2015
127: Give Me Porn, or Give Me Death
01:28:44

 

Quiznos burns Burning Man; Apple's new crap; McAfee 4 Prez; Augmented v Virtual reality; Russia bans porn, still into voyeurism; not into OverSuccess; new chairs, mail apps; welcome to the race, Homo naledi; Trainspotting 2, electric boogaloo?

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/127

Sep 11, 2015
126: #ForceOpenYourWalletFriday
01:07:52

 Star Wars has awakened to your wallet; Ashley Madison who?; Uber's pesky human problem; Google logos; free-dronin'; networkin' on the Playa; comfy butts & phantom wrist syndrome; Mr. Robot shows there's nothing new under the dystopian sci-fi sun.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/126

Sep 05, 2015
125: Brony Madison
01:06:51

 

What do Ashley Madison & the Middle Ages have in common? Flying Penises & Bronies! Rich idiots; Dismaland & Disneyland; Facebook billion day; Spotify "sorry-2"; cops get weaponized drones; Howard Stern kills advertising; tech chicks, don't get pregnant.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/125

Aug 28, 2015
124: Come and Knock on My Door
01:08:17

Jason slammed for Apple Watch, Brian slammed for Uber; that whole Ashley Madison thing; the real cost of YouTube stardom; Amazon burn & churn; AT&T sells you out; Tarintino, Matt Damon, Patrick Stewart & Simon Pegg plus Bill Murray in Underoos!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/124

Aug 21, 2015
123: ABC, As Easy as Episode 123
01:10:03

 

Apple Music almost as broke as musicians; Google, sorry, ABC's MusicKey MIA; rent explosions; Sesame Street for the privileged; CIA apology drafts; OverSuccess & Superheros; Blackberry Redux; Top Gear, Westworld & We Are Blood; turn on Ludicrous Speed!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/123

Aug 14, 2015
122: The Middleman Economy
01:08:41

 

Big data for cities, transparency in music, the Middleman Economy, no good deed goes unpunished, our first salvo against Canada, Facebook's illegal video problem, hacking through audio, Germans invent Warp Drive & we've got a Berenst#in Bears problem.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/122

Aug 07, 2015
121: We Don't Need Another Hero
01:14:24

Your job will never love you; WIFI isn't making you sick; mind your own business, twitter vigilantes; RIP Google+; Win10; air-gapped hack, Rowhammer, Black Darts, hacking sniper rifles, breaking Brinks, FBI plane surveillance & the Hoff, oh my vlog!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/121

Jul 31, 2015
120: Podcasting from the Parking Lot
01:01:30

 

San Fran fails to fall into the ocean, NASA finds new ones; Americans working longer, 80s lessons learned; Russell Brand vs. Uber, Instagram #ban, jerks with drones; hackings cars, butt dialing & self redacting fonts; M. Night Shyamalan's Electric Banana.

Show notes: http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/120

Jul 24, 2015
119: The First Rule of Glee Club
00:58:31

Apple Music fail, Neil Young hissy-fit, Sinead slam. Sharing economy & Internet of Things stumbling blocks, Java & Flash on the ropes, geek reminiscing & disappointments: Armada, Coin & singing, dancing Fight Club. I am Brian's exploding brain.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/119

Jul 17, 2015
118: The Bug Out Episode
01:05:15

 

The world is running down and we're bugging out to Canada and Estonia. Ecological collapses, depressed start ups, death by selfie, Greeks without Apple Music, Reddit burns, the Hacking Team fallout... maybe we need a guided meditation. F That.

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Jul 10, 2015
117: The Rental Economy
01:02:15

 

You own NOTHING & double billed for it. Beats headphones suck, does Beats/iTunes mashup Apple Music? Facial recognition faux-pas. Uber ups & downs. Facebook wants to stream, too! Robot uprisings, cable cuttings, corporate sponsored documentaries, oh my!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/117

Jul 03, 2015
116: Australian Justice
01:00:42

 Taylor Swift takes down Apple, or does she? France says non to Uber. Microsoft charging for Win10, or are they? CIA can't keep propaganda straight, or can they? Pratchett Estate says no more Discworld, we say more Long Earth. And screw you, Belle Gibson.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/116

Jun 26, 2015
115: Game of Bored
00:47:49

The episode that almost didn't happen flies by with talk of flying, Apple Music, AT&T & Uber spankings, new Top Gear hosts, committing future sins, drone regulations, post-App landscapes, American Gods, Game of War, Star Wars Battlefront & Cyndi Lauper!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/115

Jun 19, 2015
114: Ghost in the Prius
01:23:38

 

Jason's already hating on LA, Brian's worried about big data, crunching Spotify #s, investing basics, John Oliver effects, Kaspersky hacks, Anime recos, Babymetal, don't clear that browser, comments galore! You like us, you really really like us!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/114

Jun 12, 2015
113: No Food, No Poop... No Level Up.
01:48:24

The boys are back in LA with a new theme song, despairing at new tech offerings but rejoicing at new books, attempting to play games without getting played, taking a bumper dump, kung fury, personalizing your aural world & a plethora of morons. Bueller!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/113

Jun 06, 2015
112: Counting to Potato
00:56:59

From a basement in Canada and a pile of suitcases in Chicago, the Geeks talk Nocebo effects, dystopian futures, Walmart nomads, the Bank of Facebook, art jerks, FBI hacks, the Kingsman and ultra-violence, potatoes, Amy Schumer, FIFA and Seveneves

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/112

May 29, 2015
111: Hyper Caffeinated Disruption Robots
01:13:39

The coffee kicks in big time; tech billionaires like their own privacy; trucking a bellwether for the death of the middle class; here come the robots; who needs a Starbucks app; Barack twitter & crypto problems; Twin Peaks back on; we rock our Suitsy.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/111

May 22, 2015
110: Poor Pierre
01:28:47

Meditating on Prius; digital death; don't quit school to code; the Singularity will kill us all; Die Wordpress Die!; Jason really didn't like an app; Brian doesn't like social PR teams; Waldorf & Statler are back but we're more bitter & miserable.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/110

May 15, 2015
109: Generalization Specialists
01:23:00

Being well rounded; You know nothing, Jon Millennial's; Betteridge's Law of Headlines; HuffPo & Ello; A.I.s & Ex-Machina; smiling happy computers; Maximum Homerdrive; Spiderpacalypse; starting, quitting & starting again; Fight 215; Wordpress still sucks.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/109

May 08, 2015
108: Just Sayin'
01:23:19

Back on the FitBit, gun caches in every city, Morrissey calls crowdfunding insulting, #TidalFail, Tesla batteries, Amazon rockets, AirBNB bans & topless Venetians, Microsoft Edge, tattoos stymie your watch, & we're having our musical mid-life crisis.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/108

May 01, 2015
107: Grump on Grump with Tim Ferriss
00:55:13

Jason talks to master experimenter Tim Ferriss about crazy Ketogenic dieting tips, Tim's recipe for rocket fuel tea, and disaster prep stuff before rolling into what happened to his TV show and the future of Tim Ferriss on the small screen. 

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/107

Apr 28, 2015
106: Smack Your Remix Up!
01:19:36

Rise of the techno-libertarians; Jason says he's not getting an Apple Watch, so next week he'll be reviewing one; Tidal streamlines, Yahoo remixes pink slips; mobilegeddon is upon us; the return of Uber; makers vs Silicon Valley fakers; you own NOTHING.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/106

Apr 24, 2015
105: The Lone Chimp
01:13:37

Is it real tech news or a joke in Silicon Valley? We're having a hard time telling the difference. Star Wars trailers, emojis & plane wraps; Putin on the Ritz; China's Great Cannon; your password is still "admin", isn't it? oh and... Han freakin' Solo.

Show note at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/105

Apr 17, 2015
104: 127.0.0.1 is the Loneliest Number
01:17:55

Losing yourself in your digital world, John Oliver attempts to get people to care about privacy, disrupting booze, Bukowski, Hugo's get gamed, backup tips, Beiber, it's a Facebook Life & we finally agree with the FBI on something: Wordpress sucks!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/104

Apr 10, 2015
103: A Tidal Wave of Stupid
01:18:23

We welcome, Tidal, the Ello of streaming; Garbage, photographers & wanting things for free; Periscope harassment; Meer-who?; Bit.ly for fun & profit; Mobilegeddon is coming; Going Clear; Motivational Morrissey; night vision injections! Science FTW.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/103

Apr 03, 2015
102: 10,000 Moderately Interested Fans
01:26:21

Subscription model evolution from shady to standard, Jenni-Meerkat-Periscope-Cam, content for fun not profit, banging our heads against the privacy wall, all your news are belong to Facebook, X-Files fears, butthurt.me, you & your #@$!ing bubble.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/102

Mar 27, 2015
101: Meerkats Without Pants
01:54:12

Our 2 year anniversary talking elitist buses in SF, legal tender, the Mars One scam, working Tinder, Twitter TV, Meerkat's mistakes, Facebook suicide, Greedo fish, Rollin' Coal, Sexy Time Steaks, Jason sans pants & no one caring about privacy. Again.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/101

Mar 20, 2015
100: So Much Universe, and so Little Time
01:22:26

 

It's our 100th episode & we've put on our finest black t-shirts to celebrate. We wax nostalgic over guests & listeners, bid a fond farewell to Terry Pratchett & still find time to pick apart Apple, Yik Yak, Google, Twitter, the NSA... you know, the usual.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/100

Mar 13, 2015
99: Because Freedom!
01:29:02

 

Troll fails & wins, Hillary's email, hot Prius talk, the literal poop hits the fan turbine, Kickstarter fails yet again, Tinder goes ageist, Facebook looks at your account, there is no blue, ad agency tearjerkers & lasers on sharks!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/99

Mar 06, 2015
98: Live Long & Prosper
01:15:50

The geeks get sad as news that Leonard Nimoy has passed hits mid-podcast; Net Neutrality wins until the lawsuits hit; that damn dress & those silly llamas break the internet; big storage & big data; Tesla & uBeam, House of Cards & the three little pigs.

Show notes http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/98

Feb 27, 2015
97: Airgapping Our Grievances
01:27:17

 

Complaining for good health; the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week in security; the Winter is Coming rule; drones, faux skylights and King Tut; brain games and HQ audio debunking; wallet (sans chain); retweeting to make a difference!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/97

Feb 21, 2015
96: The BS Engineers
01:06:53

Blockin' ads, lyin' fitbits, dumpin' on Prius, searchin' on the dark web, brewin' expensive tea, laughin' at Kayne, talikin' to TVs, dyin' on Facebook, cryin' for Aibo, feelin' bad for shaming, baskin' in comment love. Or did we misremember it all?

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/96

Feb 13, 2015
95: We're Driving to Germany!
01:21:11

We're moving to Germany, on a plane with a parachute, taking selfies, reading Kindle Unlimited, listening to Neil Gaiman's sexy voice on a Pono while playing with Jason's blue balls! Also, Uber, Ayn Rand and the big fat lie.*

*Due to a slight Skype error we lost the first sentence of Media Candy. The band we're talking about in the beginning of the segment is Kraftwerk.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/95

Feb 06, 2015
94: Shiny Happy Puppies Holding Hands
01:08:50

Uber & GoDaddy, contrasting case studies in using Puppies to win hearts & shut down minds. Drunk Droning! Brian updates hardware, Jason trains his mind. Everyone screws musicians! Every movie ever is being rebooted & m**ther f**kin dragon faucets!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/94

Jan 30, 2015
93: We're in the Wrong Racket.
01:00:09

Brian says Nukular & points to the Doomsday Clock. Jason discovered the show Sex Box. Lots of people are getting rich on Kickstarter that aren't us. Microsoft and the government do some stuff plus book reviews. Shazam and the Mythbusters pivot. Scully is still hot!

Show notes: http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/93

Jan 23, 2015
92: The World’s Greatest Yeast Infection
00:57:46

Everyone is back on their respective coasts and the show is back to normal. We deliver on the long promised new bumpers only we care about. Selfie-sticks abound. People can make their own gut beer. Brian reviews an app. Jason ruins a movie. The usual!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/92

Jan 16, 2015
91: I am Jacks Awesome Podcast
00:56:16

In a very rare in-person episode the guys hang out at Brian’s Santa Monica pad and go over the weeks fun Internet news. Topics discussed Amazon going all you can eat. Space-X doing cool stuff. Great books of the week and the best new website on the Internet.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/91

Jan 09, 2015
90: Back in the Saddle Again
00:47:03

Ravaged by the elements and in-laws the guys rally to get back on the horse and discuss grammar atrocities, the Lizard Squad foibles, WSJ making silly moves, car radios under attack in Sweden, why middle-men are a bad idea, and other silliness.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/90

Jan 03, 2015
2014 Year End Special
00:19:33

In their final show of the year, Brian and Jason wrap up with their own version of the holiday listicle and thank you's to the listeners. Jason's noise gate is still broken so holiday apologies.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/2014-year-end-special

Dec 26, 2014
89: Better Safe than Sony
01:03:03

In the last full show of the year the guys take on Sony and their cowardice. Oprah is going full Amanda Palmer. Rappers are morons. And the best gift you can get this year is a box of bullshit. Happy holidays everyone and thank you for listening!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/89

Dec 19, 2014
88: I Want My Four Dollars!
01:19:37

Jason dives into the sharing economy with bizarre results. Brian has never had sex on acid. Sony is still hosed. The Newsroom gets weird. Jason can't find a cuddle buddy. Brian finds the best website on the Internet. Ever!

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/88

Dec 12, 2014
87: A Reasonably Sized Poo
01:02:15

The true purpose of Twitter has been discovered and it's unsurprisingly about poo. San Francisco moves to Silicon Beach. Bring on man-poo beach. Security is off the hook. A bunch of new podcasts to check out. And Jason finally gives up on the FitBit.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/87

Dec 06, 2014
86: Recycle Bin Zero
01:09:45

Still full from Thanksgiving the guys cover topics such as the new Star Wars trailer, deleting becoming obsolete, the death of ethics in journalism, the lack of transparency in Spotfy, Kickstarter pivoting to a storefront and more. Pass the leftovers...

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/86

Nov 28, 2014
85: You and I are Pilgrims of the Grid
01:10:22

In the strangest episode to date, Jason buries the tin-foil hat & Brian takes up the mantle of Grumpy Prime. Uber Incompetence is on the rise. WTF was Mattel thinking? Podcasting renaissance is balderdash. No sparks actually fly over Amanda f'in Palmer.

Show notes at http://grumpyoldgeeks.com/85

Nov 21, 2014
84: No Talent Ass Clown
01:21:17

Tara "Tiger" Brown joins us to