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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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Yet Boxee found that even alpha geeks didn't want to go through the hassle of setting up software that couldn't stream basic services such as Hulu.
Yes, it would be pretty nervy but perhaps Sony would have already included wireless Web surfing or DVD viewing capabilities in its PlayStation Portable if the company had handed out the device to a few hundred 'alpha geeks' to begin with instead of having to schedule meetings with their lawyers to review lawsuits.
Ahead of its time when it debuted, Boxee found eager adopters in hipsters and hobbyists ("alpha geeks," as co-founder and CEO Avner Ronen called them).