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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 irony is that this criticism of the geek culture comes from the father of the World Wide Web, which is where those lacking social decorum have been afforded a perfect refuge from reality.
Martin - is definitely proof that geek culture has gone mainstream.
This diverse and widely popular array of events combines well-loved elements of geek culture with the cross-console video game world.
Songs about video games and geek culture can be a lot of fun, if a bit shallow.
Robert Llewellyn (Red Dwarf, Scrapheap Challenge) stars as himself, supposedly filming a documentary on geek culture for the BBC.
Comcastro is a geek culture podcast talk show that brings listeners conversation, humor, and inspiration from special guests discussing entertainment, technology, business, food, sports, and political theory.
Whether it's a museum in the heart of midtown, or a bar tucked away in one of the outer boroughs, Wagner writes: "New York is so busting out with geek culture that some pretty cool stuff didn't even make the list.
As an Internet company with a sheer geek culture, we've been exploring our own Internet product and business model; since attention has its own value, why don't we fully exploit that value and achieve a win-win-win among users, merchants and the platform?
Hipper than a speeding bullet, more irreverent than a locomotive and able to leap tall buildings with a single quip, this show celebrates and critically reviews all that geek culture holds dear: comic books, graphic novels, movies, action figures and video games.
With videos on subjects like power switches, Renaissance Faire, circuits, and email etiquette, KIKIvsIT makes for a pleasant introduction to geek culture -- without the condescending undertones that the general public fears.
2013 was a banner year for the SXSW Gaming Expo, and its success clearly demonstrates that the SXSW Interactive and local communities have embraced the gaming and geek culture.
Whether it's movies, games, Internet babes, action figures or comic books, Tom Seymour has his finger on the pulse of geek culture and will dole out his unique, unsolicited opinions throughout this series.