While geek status is usually associated with the technology industry (computer geeks being most well knows), being a geek knows no boundries as far as diciplines go. There are geeks of science, art, math, music, history, etc. Basically, if you are really into what you do, chances are you could be (or are) a geek.
It's OK, really. I'm a geek and have been one for a long time. I summerize my geekiness as follows:
-----BEGIN GEEK CODE BLOCK-----An ungeeked listing of my code cam be found here.
GCS/H/IT/P/SS d++(x) s:++ a C++ US$ P+++(-)$ L E W-(+++) N++ o-- K? w+(---)$ O !M !V PS+ PE Y+ PGP->+++ t+* 5++ X+ R* tv+ b++ DI++ D+ G e++ h---- r+++ z++++(**)
------END GEEK CODE BLOCK------
A few links to get you started on yet another path of discovery; the discovery of the geek who lives within all of us:
The jargon file - A comprehensive compendium of hacker slang illuminating many aspects of hackish tradition, folklore, and humor.
The Code of the Geeks v3.12 - So you think you are a geek, eh? The first step is to admit to yourself your geekiness. No matter what anyone says, geeks are people too; geeks have rights. So take a deep breath and announce to the world that you are a geek. Your courage will give you strength that will last you forever.
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