One who uses a computer or is enthusiastic about computer technology.
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(Computer Science) informal a computer user
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(kəmˈpyu tə rɪst)

a person who works with or is enthusiastic about computers.
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(65) In his online essay, Tom Pittman, "Deus ex Machina, or the True Computerist," /Essays/DeusExMac.htm.
Pittman, one of the first hacker "philosophers," in his manifesto, "Deus ex machina, or the true computerist," attempts to give an idea of what a true hacker feels during his creative process: "I as a Christian thought I could feel something of the satisfaction that God must have felt when He created the world" (qtd.
* COMPUTERIST is a single letter short of the parts SEPT, OCT, TR (without the I) and IUM.
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Working as compuer engineer or as computerists they will not always need to leave their homes and families she added.
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But in two instances, computerists flock to online reading.
For example, computerists use speech synthesizers that read E-mail, real time conference comments, and other text aloud; and visually handicapped individuals use special giant display systems to enable them to read material that they could never access in print.
and Canada for new computerists 55 years of age and older.
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Shreveport ACM Chapter Adopts-A-Teacher Adopt-A-Teacher the way the Shreveport Chapter did: by using skilled and professional computerists to volunteer their assistance and support to educators in the local elementary and secondary schools.
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