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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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This is just a small sampling of the plays dotting the marquees of stages throughout the nation, each one representing a different aspect of geek culture, from RPGs (role-playing games), to science fiction, to Japanese manga/anime, to comic book superheroes--a selection of categories that barely scratches the surface of the wide diversity of the geek community.
Sir Tim, inventor of the web, has called for an end to the 'stupid' male geek culture that disregards the work of capable female engineers and puts others off entering the profession.
Transmeta employs some of the most well-respected and colorful characters in the IT industry - including geek culture hero, Linus Torvalds.
I suppose that in the past decade or so, it's safe to say that popular culture - and geek culture, in particular - has always had this ominous sense that the world is ending.
"Star Wars" has since grown into the most lucrative and influential movie franchise of all time, ingrained in a geek culture that gave rise to Silicon Valley and disruptive technologies.
"There's going to be something for everyone, be they gamers, coders, hackers, cosplayers, illustrators, movie-buffs or even, merely, a fan of geek culture..."
Comprised of thoughtful mini-essays that reveal profound child-rearing advice (and mistakes) from the most beloved tales of geek culture, parental nerds and norms alike can take counsel from some of the most iconic parent--child pairings found in pop culture including Aunt May and Peter Parker, Benjamin and Jake Sisko, Elrond and Arwen, Cersei and Joffrey, and more.
Salt Lake City -- It looked like Halloween came early downtown during this year's ComicCon--all part of a growing trend from pop and geek culture enthusiasts.
The Geekie Awards[R], an award show by geeks for geeks[TM], is aimed at placing the geek culture in the spotlight as a collection of valid, respected, award-winning genres for storytelling and creation.
With delightful illustrations and an unabashed love for all the in(ternet)s and outs of geek culture, this book is packed with tips, playthroughs, and cheat codes, including: How to make nerdy friends; How to rock awesome cosplay; How to write fanfic with feels; How to defeat Internet trolls; How to attend your first con.
The fight has been bubbling for many years, and it goes beyond gaming to geek culture in general.
THE organisers of "geek culture" event Ignite Liverpool are hunting for sponsors.