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Geeks Preferred Over Jocks, Says Survey

They're natural opposites: geeks get the grades and, sometimes the great jobs. But muscle-bound jocks get the girls and all the attention. So, which would you rather be? According to a new survey it's clear who Americans prefer: geeks. The survey, ... which was released on International Geek Pride Day, was conducted by Modis, an information technology staffing firm. They find that fifty-seven per cent of all Americans believe being called a geek is a compliment, and would rather be a geek than a jock. Apple, Microsoft Make Being a Geek Cool "People have gone from the vision of the movies 'Revenge ... (view more)

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'25 Must-Have Thumb Drive Apps For Geeks', and 'Mazzick'

25 Must-Have Thumb Drive Apps For Geeks With traveling and use of many different computers, many geeks often find a need to have a uniform set of tools handy wherever we may be. Here is a list of 25 invaluable portable applications that can be ... installed on a Thumb Drive. Mazzick MaZZick is a portable app which will let you do simple or complicated every-day tasks like launching files or folders, doing a google search, typing a phrase, copying, deleting, closing windows. Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob ... (view more)

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Do Geeks Make for Best Romantics?

According to popular tech publication Wired, there are at least ten good reasons why geeks, nerds, or even dorks, make for the best lovers. Some of the site's reasoning makes sense, while others appear a desperate attempt to diversify who's clicking ... on whose lavalife profile. So, what makes sense? Reason #10: Geeks build it, so you will come. According to popular belief, women love a handyman. Although this is generally associated with fixing toilets, kitchen faucets, and leaky roofs, in this day and age it should also apply to technology. In many instances, computer mechanics charge as much ... (view more)

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