Yevgeny Simkin

Yevgeny (Genia) Simkin fled Soviet Russia as a child and has spent his life bouncing from music to comedy to software engineering. You can follow his comedy Twitter feed here. He’s also the founder and CEO of The Russian Mob™—an agency specializing in developing SAAS, Mobile, AR, VR, and Web applications. (No: They won’t help you hack a foreign election so don’t bother asking.)


Articles by Yevgeny Simkin

July 26, 2019 5:18 am

So What if FaceApp Is From Russia?

Putin is awful, but the app is the product of a private company staffed with normal people undeserving of suspicion and innuendo.
Yevgeny Simkin
June 25, 2019 5:08 am

Facebook Is Starting Its Own Cryptocurrency. We Should Kill It With Fire.

Facebook's cryptocurrency deserves to die. Fast.
Yevgeny Simkin
June 12, 2019 4:12 am

Only the Blockchain Can Save Us from Deepfakes

Your phone rings or perhaps it’s Skype or Facetime. You answer the call and it’s your mom. She’s calling to…
Yevgeny Simkin
May 8, 2019 4:57 am

Your Opinion Is Irrelevant

It doesn't matter what you think.
Yevgeny Simkin
April 3, 2019 4:19 am

Trump’s Darwinian Truth

The president understands how to condition people to accept his truth at a very deep and very dangerous level.
Yevgeny Simkin
March 19, 2019 4:11 am

An Open Letter to Sergey Brin About Socialism

Maybe it's time to take this socialism talk seriously.
Yevgeny Simkin
March 4, 2019 3:45 am

You’re Not the Asshole Twitter Makes You Out To Be

Why IRL people aren't as terrible as they are on Twitter.
Yevgeny Simkin