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Geek

Informal and somewhat derogatory; a new hire at a Wall Street trading firm. The term was popularized by the book Liar's Poker, which describes the author's experience as a bond trader on Wall Street in the 1980s.
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Gareth Pierce stars as an American computer geek while (below) Liz Armon Lloyd plays a sexy ad executive
With e-mail, she found fellow computer geeks, men sometimes three times her age, who eagerly helped her over snags with getting Goosehead off the ground and on the Web.
The greatest detective of all time is still living at 221B Baker Street, but is now a super computer geek.
Canadian Mounties tracked down computer geek, Peter Johnson, who lived with his elderly parents in Kirkby, after other internet users spotted the indecent messages and reported him.
Geoffrey Streatfeild, who played nasty Nick the womanising Detective Sergeant, was a memorable Henry V, while I remember Jonathan Slinger (the nerdy computer geek DC Miles, incomprehensibly talking about 'back door' operations) being very funny in A Comedy Of Errors, a punky Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream and a rousing Richard II.
The authors explain the role of each technology in plain language and avoid the computer geek jargon plaguing many computer guides.
In the film, Oscar-nominated Macy, 57, plays a computer geek who sows his wild oats with his best mates when they go on a motorcycle ride across the USA.
Playing games) was like being a computer geek or a chess club guy -- I know, I've been there,'' said Ralph Rivera, 44, vice president and general manager of AOL Games.
The 40-year-old never figured herself for a computer geek.
Thought of as a computer geek by those who know him, Wasow was programming by the age of 11 and online by 12.
The talk with stage and screen actors Alan Cumming, computer geek Boris in GoldenEye, and Julian Glover, from For Your Eyes Only, is one of four events being hosted in a marquee in the Centenary Gardens, Southern Lane, Stratford, on April 27 as part of Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations.
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