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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 researchers also noted although autism is a developmental disorder with a separate set of traits, there could be some overlap between those traits and the ones found in geeks. That is not a completely wild connection to draw as (http://www.ibtimes.com/why-do-some-people-get-autism-genes-linked-development-spectrum-disorder-also-improve-2501138) research has indicated the same gene mutations that are associated with a higher risk for autism are also associated with higher IQs and other cognitive abilities.
The FCA said customers who think that they may have been mis-sold Geek Squad should contact the firm directly (by telephone: 0800 049 6190, by post: Geek Squad, PO Box 358, Southampton, SO30 2PJ or on-line www.geeksquad.co.uk/contact/complaints).
TechGig Geek Goddess 2018 Snehlata Mishra recounting her moment of glory said, "I didn't expect to win at this contest.
We want to meet with the coolest legal startups globally and give them a platform to share their stories, said Jimmy Vestbirk, Founder of Legal Geek.
The Geek Corner owner David Baker with wife Lesley-Ann Baker and Sammie Gibbon
Geek culture is everywhere, with collectables and tattoos common.
Ten years later, Geek fest revived and turned its focus inward.
Tripod lamps can add that perfect amount of geek to your living room or study.
Geek Fictions Convention is happening as part of Maker Faire Cairo, an annual technology convention organized by Egyptian digital facility Fab Lab in collaboration with U.S Embassy in Cairo and comic company Big Geeks.
David Lawrence Jones CEO of Yellow Spot Productions and creator of the Super Geek Heroes said: "We are very excited to be working with ICFLIX.
To apply for a place on the first intake for The Girl Geek Academy, go to www.liverpoolgirlgeeks.co.uk/
Self-described geeks, they like the same things: Harry Potter, John Hughes's movies, writing their own comics, and especially the Robert Zinc-created Althena Chronicles comic.