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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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The full list of the Top on Geek Minds Lists can be found on I4U News.
Partner, Kruxland Petrogas Nigeria Limited, Trevor Akindele stated : "The Geek Centre is a testament to the outstanding ability of young Nigerian entrepreneurs to excel in spite of the odds.
We're all geeks to our bones, from bemoaning the missed opportunities of Marvel Agents of SHIELD, to quoting the wisdom of Alan Partridge, to alphabeticising your CDs (don't do it), to the most acceptable face of geekdom, following football.
During the biggest geek event of the year, San Diego's Comic Con, "Ender's Game" will be featured prominently and Harrison, Hood and the young cast including Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld and Abigail Breslin are all set to attend the panel.
Hostelbookers is running a competition alongside the Geek Travel Map, allowing participants to submit their own geek travel recommendation to win.
As well as 'normal guys', the Chic Geek guide also holds up examples of celebrity style icons - from Live Aid-era Bowie and his blonde hair and sharp suits, David Hockney and Jarvis Cocker to Pharrell Williams, Andy Warhol and Prince Charles.
Luckily for the Cardiff Girl Geeks, they've launched their computer group while the geek is still enjoying something of a moment.
The words "dweeb" and "wonk" are similar, with dweeb sounding more to me like nerd and wonk more like geek.
The vibrant and out-of-the-ordinary characters keep the plot moving with their endless scheming and plotting for the Geek revolution.
I was deemed a geek,'' Daskal said, ``but I'm actually a freak in a geek's body.
At times, it is an almost-anthropological text, detailing the many apparent differences between the rules and mindset of 'normal' society and the geek sub-tribe; it also explains how the apparently egalitarian geek society has its own hierarchy and politics that can be understood and moulded.
MEET Chad Briggs, 26, officially the Sexiest Geek Alive.