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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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Gareth Pierce stars as an American computer geek while (below) Liz Armon Lloyd plays a sexy ad executive
Agnes, a vegetarian computer geek, hankers after blond, bored, "in-crowd" Elin, who is the object of desire of all the boys and who wants to run off to Stockholm to become Miss Sweden.
She had moved in blazing Internet time from being a computer geek (with a mother and stepfather who quickly recognized the site's potential) to being the soul of an Internet portal for teenagers, a business with 31 employees, 22 of them working full-time for her company.
Antonio Ormachea is hardly your typical youthful computer geek out to make a financial killing with an Internet start-up.
Then again, seven years in one room, with your face in a laptop, is nothing to a computer geek like him.
Haver High sophomore Eli Bennett is an expert computer geek with a secret--two years ago, he hacked the Haver police department's data base and posted officer names and addresses online to prove it could be done.
A COMPUTER geek obsessed with the TV series Breaking Bad who ordered enough ricin to kill 1,400 people has been caged for eight years.
The blog is actually set up for her by Noah, also fifteen, a computer geek and former childhood friend across the road.
The greatest detective of all time is still living at 221B Baker Street, but is now a super computer geek.
One ex-classmate at Tasker Milward secondary school in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, remembered him as an "authority-hating computer geek" as a youngster.
Canadian Mounties tracked down computer geek, Peter Johnson, who lived with his elderly parents in Kirkby, after other internet users spotted the indecent messages and reported him.
Geoffrey Streatfeild, who played nasty Nick the womanising Detective Sergeant, was a memorable Henry V, while I remember Jonathan Slinger (the nerdy computer geek DC Miles, incomprehensibly talking about 'back door' operations) being very funny in A Comedy Of Errors, a punky Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream and a rousing Richard II.
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