About Us

Originally founded in 2008 by Josh Tyler, GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT was re-acquired and relaunched in 2020. GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT is now owned and operated by Giant Freakin Robot LLC, a subsidiary of Walk Big.

More than 27 million individual users regularly read our pages every month. More than half a million dedicated readers subscribe to our content on Facebook alone.

Where You Can Find Us

GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT is everywhere you are. These are just a few of the places you can follow our content…

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Our Mandate

GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT is a premium publisher of in-depth content on the world of the future in technology, science and entertainment. We’re focused on what matters most and driven by a passion for what’s on the next horizon. Our work helps our readers understand where humanity’s going and what’s coming next.

Who Our Readers Are

People who look to the future with GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT are 50% more likely to spend thousand of dollars building a dangerous artificial intelligence in their basement, than the average internet user.

What We Care About

  • Energy: We craft everything we do with vitality and life.
  • Inquiry: We take nothing for granted and look carefully at all angles.
  • Reality: We think about the future but we operate in the world which exists, not the one we want to exist.
  • Connectivity: We are everywhere you are and available where you want us.
  • Fun: We enjoy what we do and we want you to enjoy what we’re doing too.


Josh Tyler, Publisher & Founder

Drew Dietsch, CCO, Editor-in-Chief

Doug Norrie, Executive Editor

James Brizuela, Section Editor – Games

Nathan Kamal, Deputy Editor

Michileen Martin, Deputy Editor

Rick Gonzales, Senior Staff Writer

Matthew Creith, Staff Writer

Douglas Helm, Senior Contributing Writer

Charlene Badasie, Senior Contributing Writer