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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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It's the Shakespearean nature of the story of these two men,'' said Burke, who wrote and directed TNT's ``Pirates of Silicon Valley'' about the two ubergeeks of the computing world.
Their voices give the story perspective, and a sense of personality that a tale of the business rise of two ubergeeks might otherwise have lacked.
Das Keyboard, a division of Metadot Corporation, today announced the launch of a keyboard designed specifically for a certain class of geeks -- not just normal techies, but only those who have risen above the pack: the UberGeeks.