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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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7 million in Series Seed funding from The Geekdom Fund, Otter Consulting, Techstars, and Lontra Ventures.
While everything seems rushing and crushing into her life, Verne still remains true to her geekdom.
It's like proof of their legal geekdom,'' said Gregory Jacob, a Washington law firm partner and part of a small group of Green Bag editors who help create the bobbleheads.
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.
Guest columnist Brent Weinstein wrote about the increasing popularity of VidCon, which is to digital content fans what Comic-Con is to geekdom ("VidCon Gives Glimpse of the Future").
Roe said since moving to San Francisco in February 2010 he's been living in the epi-centre of geekdom and he couldn't be happier.
WE LOVE SCIENCE MISSION TO MARS: A HORIZON SPECIAL BBC2, 9pm AS the Olympics glorifies physical achievement, this Horizon special is like a celebration of geekdom as we meet the extraordinary team of scientists working on the most recent mission to Mars.
com wrote , "The product is teetering on a ledge between falling into an abyss of obscurity or sliding downhill into geekdom.
Have the superior race, far away in the galaxies somewhere, done away with their crass needs and wants and the half-yearly new versions of laptops, tablets and mobile phones that send shivers of excitement in geekdom, I ponder.
Nerdcore MC MadHatter McGinnis thinks that geekdom is simply becoming more mainstream.
While he professes only a remedial understanding of geekdom in his own life, Lenk does admit to bringing "some Star Trek: The Next Generation knowledge" to the Buffy set.
But if you want to impress folk with your awe-inspiring grasp of unusual facts then pick up Radio 2 DJ Steve Wright's amusing bible of geekdom.