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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 co-founders, Matt Wilbanks, CEO, and Robert Collazo, CTO, spun out in 2014 with their lead investment from Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank investor, Mark Cuban and strong support from San Antonio based Geekdom Fund.
Additionally, Geekdom now ranks among the largest collaborative coworking spaces in the United States.
While that might elevate him to the highest ranks of geekdom, it was also excellent preparation for his future career.
They also write anthems to geekdom and semi-tributes to punk like God Killed The Queen (maybe not realising how sarcastic the Sex Pistols were being the first time round).
Sorry guys, but you didn't reckon on my sheer horror movie geekdom.
offers viewers a virtual tour through the Land of Geekdom, with something for everyone - from comic book aficionados to pop culture neophytes," says producer John Champion.
From a group trying to get to space in a balloon, to people who dress up like superheroes to fight crime, Gillis introduces us to passionate people doing some very interesting things--things that go beyond typical geekdom.
That sort of delirious, unabashed love for something such as comic books is a hallmark of geekdom, a complete indifference to what other people tell you is "cool," along with a certain degree of obsession.
Mathematician Ada Lovelace (even the name reeks geek) might have been the daughter of mad, bad Lord Byron, but like most kids with rebellious parents, she took the 'straight as a die' route to geekdom and became the world's first computer programmer back in the 1830s, thus laying the groundwork for the generations of geeks who followed her.
Chad believes he won because he has a "very deep and wide range of geekdom.
com) actually works as a narrative, there is pride in Geekdom that the film has apparently proven that virtually generated humans are now convincing enough to co-star in live-action movies, like the just-announced Al Pacino feature ``Simone.