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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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Girl Geeks has built up a roster of more than 800 professional contacts in the North East, and its national membership support and development organisation will be launched at the Centre for Life today, with speakers including Life's chief executive Linda Conlon.
It's cool to be clever and thank heavens for the geeks, I say.
Maybe it's because I'm a geek, too," the News of the World quoted her as saying.
Files may be restored via the Major Geeks software client or the web portal.
"I'm a geek and I love food and I love computers and I love geeky things," Burns said.
Exchange Geeks is a US based digital asset advisory, diligence and analytics platform.
Legal Geek is a global community based in London for legal tech startups focused on providing online resources, thought leadership, social gatherings and events.
"As long as you are logged onto these pages download those applications, you are allowing hackers to use the power of your device," Geeks.ae said in a statement."This type isn't always secret and some websites inform visitors that mining activity is being conducted in the background."
Real Geeks is a provider of a customer relationship management platform and other SaaS-based internet marketing solutions to real estate professionals in the United States and Canada.
BEIRUT: Self-professed geeks gathered in the heart of Beirut Digital District this weekend to shoot aliens, jump from skyscrapers and build a foundation for the country's virtual reality gaming sector.
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.