Linked by Kevin Russo on Tue 7th Dec 2004 06:19 UTC
Geek stuff, sci-fi... Geek is defined by 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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Definition of Geek
by Ronald on Tue 7th Dec 2004 18:31 UTC

A Geek = A person who believes that computers are easy to use.

Well I am a computer engineer (MSc) myself but the first thing I'll admit is that computers are absolutely *not* user friendly! I'm supposed to sit a few minutes waiting till the bloody thing is finally usable ('booted'). I have to know a gazillion things to simply write a small electronic letter to a friend. And then some geeks dare to call these dumb machines user-friendly? Hey slide down the staircase and out of the door, get some fresh air. Maybe reality will get back to you. ;)