Are you a geek?

By | January 16th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Someone called me a Geek today; of course it wasn’t the first time. People seem to say it as an insult, where as I’m quite proud to be a geek. Who would be ashamed to be a geek? Suddenly I realised with horror that maybe I don’t really know the true definition of geek and that I was being insulted.  Are you a Geek, do you know the definition? Are there even different types of GEEK?    Are you a geek? Lets find out - Time to check on some on-line dictionaries First stop….  Wikipedia - A peculiar or otherwise odd person, especially one who is perceived to be overly obsessed with one or more things including those of intellectuality, electronics, etc.  Fine so far – that’s the one I had in mind, with a bit less of the odd. A computer expert or enthusiast  Yep, that’s cool, that will do. I didn’t like the next one much - A person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits but is felt to be socially inept. [...]