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I Am a Computer Geek

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    I love computers, and love to program.

    When I see some new technology I try to understand how it works and how could I replicate it. I can't be the only one right? :D
    miquelx miquelx 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    ok ok so i need to get more traffic

    for my site anyone wanna help me get more traffic to my site please
    elementalista elementalista 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2014

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    I just love to mess around in MS Excel,

    MS Access and all kinds of scripts. With those programs I can do much more than the basics and build very advanced applications. It just feels great to make a computer do exactly what I want. It is there to make my life easier after all and I love to push that concept to the...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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    Okay ... well not a computer geek,

    I do know a thing or two about them but I'm not all that like other people are. I however, am very good at keeping older pcs running. I currently have : 1. Compaq Presario 1360 It's 16 years old OS : Windows ME RAM : 64 MB SO-DIMM HD : 4 GB Processor : 333 MHz AMD K6-2 CD...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    loveybugy loveybugy 18-21, M 9 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    As an educational exercise,

    I'm planning on making a programming language. It will run on top of the JVM as a compiled language, and I in tend to use an imperative paradigm, but I've been thinking about leveraging some functional programming aspects, like lambda functions and map reduce (similar to python...
    addictedtoeverything addictedtoeverything 18-21, M Mar 20

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    your favorite chrome extension

    or firefox plugin.. andddd go! well I simply cannot live without OneTab for quick disposal of tabs without fear of losing anything.
    Urgez Urgez 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 26

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    B)

    My job/obsession. Simple as that...
    JasonChristopher JasonChristopher 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2011

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    for anyone interested in supporting my tech

    startup company. just a college student looking to revolutionize the word of technology. youcaring.com/techstartup imbox me if you have any questions. I'm inspir d by the for project.
    iknoweverything iknoweverything 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I really love programming too c: I have almost

    programmed my TV, i know C++, yet i have a IQ of 101 XD --- URL stands for Universal Resource Locator right? Just a guess, i don't even know xD
    ScorpioShaun ScorpioShaun 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 5, 2014

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    I have a question, i'm currently trying to

    program my TV but i don't know how, anyone know how to program transmitters for the Vestel TV? XD
    ScorpioShaun ScorpioShaun 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2014

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    I started learning Java

    and maked app that shows "Siberia is cold place :-)"
    MrSom MrSom 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Life As An It Guy.. Pr0n!

    Every IT guy has been down this road.  You mess something up on your machine and you need me to look it. Fine.  But please do me a favor - think first and move your **** to some type of external media before you hand it over. Burn a CD, move it to a flash drive, flat...
    Findibulator Findibulator 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 23, 2008

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    French Computers A language instructor was

    explaining to her class that in French, nouns unlike their English counterparts, are grammatically designated as masculine or feminine. "House," in French, is feminine-"la mansion." "Pencil," in French, is masculine - "le crayon." One puzzled student asked, "...What gender is...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    It's Not Like The Old Days

    (Prepare yourself to endure a rant..) I remember when the only people on the internet were geeks. I think I preferred that internet, when everything was novel, exciting and new, and everyone was smart and unusual. Nowadays you have everyone and their mum on the internet, and...
    emptyroads emptyroads 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 10, 2010

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    I Was A Geek Before Geeks Were Cool

    And I'll be one even if after world moves away from us. When I went to college, there weren't very many schools that taught computer science, but I worked in high school writing accounts payable software for a car repair company. The computer was refrigerator sized and lived in...
    chromatic chromatic 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2010

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    xboomx xboomx 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Next Generation Computer Hardware

    The single biggest innovation to look forward to in next generation computer hardware is what I like to call Frankenstein chips. Just as shrinking components on a chip reduces latencies you can stack one chip right on top of another and/or side by side on a silicon "transposer...
    wuliheron wuliheron 51-55 4 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    I grew up in the 90s with a computer in my

    house. I also happen to be the unofficial IT guru at my job that sometimes tells IT how to do things.
    Sgm51ngc5194 Sgm51ngc5194 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2014

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    I first started using the computer

    when I was 4 years old. When I turned 6, I started using the internet. I grew up with computers and video games. As time passed, I learnt quite a few things that children, the same age as me, usually don't. I started web-designing/graphic designing at the age of around 10. In...
    elzish elzish 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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    Sat at a stupid computer conference I'm the

    only kid there they are all adults and I'm only 15 lol
    gm451 gm451 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2014

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    Does anyone else have a collection of .

    iso files? A few in my collection includes: win 10, 8, 7, XP, n 2000... I also have a few flavours of Linux including Ubuntu, kali, zorin, and debian... Idk why I like to collect them..
    mvard mvard 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I am am an I.T Security Specialist,

    I have a PhD. in Cryptography and a Masters in Computer Sciences and Programming. I am a qualified Penetration Tester and work with International companies and government agency's. I also write software to combat virus's.
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 9, 2014

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    My Sons Fb Page Was Hacked

    I have a 10 yr. old who has begged me for two years for a fb page. I unwisely relented. i watch his page very closely, and i know the password and all that other stuff. Everything was going fine until one day i noticed some really vile stuff being posted on his page. I'm pretty...
    stacie01872 stacie01872 36-40 2 Responses Aug 10, 2011

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    NullFaith NullFaith 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    gm451 gm451 16-17, M Sep 12, 2014

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    girlsdeadmonster girlsdeadmonster 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30, 2014

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    I wasn't paying attention yesterday

    and opened EP in the wrong browser. Suddenly there were ads all over the place, "Sponsored From Around the Web." I thought man, they really ruined this site. Then I realized that I was using IE. Closed and opened in Firefox, and everything was back to normal: no ads anywhere...
    m3mb3r1 m3mb3r1 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I began my professional geek career in 1975

    working for a Washington DC "think tank". I then spent four years working as a network and systems engineer for several NASA missions. I built "c-cube" systems and help train mission controllers on how to use them. I even got to "fly" a spacecraft orbiting Venus. My internet...
    buckminster buckminster 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2014

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    How many people here use Linux.

    I personally use an Arch Linux laptop with i3 window manager. So far I have come to like it a lot.
    ReveredPotion ReveredPotion 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 25

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    Totally

    Career is a maze of things...P/Tmodel and spokesperson... but I loveeeeeeeeee designing web sites ...love to create... love to write...love music to listen to as I do all of this .. fly between Colorado and NYC ... so my laptop is my home .. If you are a Penauts fan like me...
    ActionJackson69 ActionJackson69 46-50, M Nov 25, 2011

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    MrIndeed MrIndeed 13-15, M 7 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    It's Weird

        I look at the things people post today and wonder why it is so hard for a person to Google or Yahoo search for information.  I use an auction site to look for hardware for my aging computers.  I'm amazed when a seller posts the model number and then everyone makes...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    farroid farroid 26-30, M Mar 5

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    Arun07 Arun07 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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    "Oh you work in IT? I have this problem with.

    .." As someone who is overqualified for my ****** dead end technicians role (as per the norm for technicians) The amount of people who now feel obliged to sit me down at their laptops or whatever else is mysteriously broken is immense. As if I can't get enough of fixing PC's for...
    Chamberlane Chamberlane 70+, M 3 Responses Mar 15, 2014

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    Please Share Info & Experience On Free Backup Services Like Buddybackup, File Canyon, And Others

    I have found out this concerning meaningfully large online free storage : 4Shared 15 GB; one source says account deleted if no activity for 30 days Google Drive 15GB Copy 15GB; increased with referrals, 5 GB more by downloading the desktop or mobile app adrive.com 50 GB; 2GB file...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 5 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    Are You a Computer Geek ?

    i thought i be higher but the test was harder then i thought I am a : Low Ranking Computer Geek. Definitely a Computer Geek, but low in the computer geek social structure you try, http://www.nerdtests.com/ft_cg.php
    erinjt erinjt 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    how do i contract or get other compaines

    that want to pay to put ads on my site
    elementalista elementalista 18-21, M Aug 26, 2014

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    Once Upon A Midnight Dreary

    Once upon a midnight dreary, fingers cramped and vision bleary, system manuals piled high and wasted paper on the floor, longing for the warmth of bed sheets, still I sat there, doing spreadsheets. Having reached the bottom line, I took a floppy from the drawer. Typing with a...
    Joelwantsto Joelwantsto 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2012

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    It was about time I started learning CMD

    programming. I feel so left behind. xD
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F May 31, 2014

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    Editing HTML to get whatever feeling you want

    in your status:If you want to update your status, but the feeling you want isn't on the very limited drop-down menu, then you can edit the HTML to get whatever feeling you want. I'm pretty sure this only works on computers and laptops.1. Right-click the drop-down menu and select...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 Jun 22, 2014

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    I always wanted to make my own video games ever

    since I was a kid, and when I was about 12 I started teaching myself how to program so that I could do that! I've made a few small things, but now I work in information security, not making games :( Maybe someday that will change... or I'll just keep working on my own games on...
    BoundlessPancake BoundlessPancake 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Last night I had to walk an older lady through

    a simple fix, She's 73 and wheelchair bound and it's really one of the few means of communication to the outside considering she lives alone. I basically had to talk her through turning her laptops internal wireless adapter back on over the phone. Took about 10 minutes. Most of...
    JessicaMarie35 JessicaMarie35 31-35, T Sep 6, 2014

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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    my first computer was a Tandy

    where you could only use DOS to execute programs..from there a passion grew...I started to learn programming at the age of 7 at the age of 15 I was doing games in basic on a mac...that's when my hate grew for macs.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    I am really good with computer stuff

    but it takes me a bit longer to learn something but I tend to do it better than other people after that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 24, 2014