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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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Whatever my schoolmates may have thought about books and geekery, the markets certainly seemed to validate it: If I wanted to get books that were slightly off the mainstream, I would have to do it the hard way, or comb diligently through the stacks of the (admittedly underrated) book sales in malls.
What's the net effect of all this eco geekery? Well, it's actually rather impressive.
"We usually find the story behind the product, flavor or drink itself works best rather than too much technical geekery."
The line-up includes confident and affable Nik Coppin, the pop culture geekery of Paul Gannon and fabulously witty Amelia Jane Hunter.
FAVOURITE BEER: Black Galloway - Sulwath Brewery AUGUST GREAT BRITISH BEER FESTIVAL THIS event at Earl's Court is a cornucopia of beer geekery, beards and woolly jumpers are out in force, especially at the 'breweriana' stall where you can buy beer mats, bar towels, pump clips and other stuff you'll never need.
Zionist camps like the one at which we'll be dropping my daughter this week, Zionist camps that embrace geekery. Her camp makes kids do chores.
"Think of them as the original, 'pure' technology geeks, before geekery gained its mainstream appeal," News.com.au quoted Koelbeck as saying.
Meanwhile Rodrigo focuses on highly technical guitar geekery and looking sultry.
Besides the culture of obscene geekery - no, I don't speak Klingon - the films are famously inconsistent and in 10 previous attempts has only ever attracted one director of note, Robert Wise.
While attendees participated in the TOC conference enthusiastically, Publishers Weekly called it "a festival of practical geekery" (www.publishersweekly.com/ article/CA6453321.html), and Marci Alboher, an online columnist for The New York Times, called it a techie-meets-publishing idea extravaganza (http://marcialboher.blogspot.com/2007/06/ pondering-future-of-publishing-in-san.html).
The Beach Boys were masters of visual geekery, which might explain Hal's choice of a similarly geeky name (it's the computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey).