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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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Real Geeks is a provider of a customer relationship management platform and other SaaS-based internet marketing solutions to real estate professionals in the United States and Canada.
Chelsea Slater, co-founder and managing director of Liverpool Girl Geeks, said: "Founding Liverpool Girl Geeks was all about collaboration and partnerships, and we have been extremely fortunate already that so many people see the value of what we're trying to achieve in skilling up the future digital leaders.
You just need to find your level on the geek spectrum.
The survey is Modis' way of marking Geek Pride Day, held each year on May 25th, the anniversary of the release of the first "Star Wars" movie in 1977.
The Cardiff Girl Geeks are choosing to introduce themselves to mark International Women's Day - the actual worldwide event is happening on Monday.
Oxford's second definitions of both words are also synonymous, nerd as "an intelligent, single-minded expert in a particular technical discipline or profession" and geek as "a person with an eccentric devotion to a particular interest.
The storylines of Freaks and Geeks are not bound to conventional plots of goal attainment, and stories often develop through passionate and enjoyable interpersonal interactions such as games of Dungeons and Dragons.
This passion for technology has not only improved children's learning experiences, but also has had a dramatic effect on the term geek.