Linked by Kevin Russo on Tue 7th Dec 2004 06:19 UTC
Geek stuff, sci-fi... Geek is defined by Dictionary.com as 'A person who is single-minded or accomplished in a scientific or technical pursuit'. Many of us either acknowledge ourselves as computer geeks or are labeled by Friends, Family, and/or Colleagues as the such. This is not a condescending statement and should not be taken in a negative connotative way. It is in fact an admiration of our technical skills and abilities.
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by Jack on Tue 7th Dec 2004 15:56 UTC

First of all fsck the advert clad dictionary.com. Try using better resources for instance:

m-w.com - http://tinyurl.com/6mol5
wikipedia.org - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geek

And secondly there are several types of `geeks', as you would call them. Not all of them are good at computers some are movie afficionados [sp?], electronic fanatics, literature nuts, anime otakus, etc ... Some are able to crossover to other aspects of life such as computers or electronics, but not all are good at all things.

Lastly computers aren't `easy' they are "bicycles for the mind" and it takes time to get acustomed to them. Remember when you were young? Bet you couldn't do as much with computers as you can now. Like anything else it takes time, and dedication.