geekery


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geekery

(ˈɡiːkərɪ)
n
preoccupation with, or great knowledge about, a subject, esp a very specialized one
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Whatever my schoolmates may have thought about books and geekery, the markets certainly seemed to validate it: If I wanted to get books that were slightly off the mainstream, I would have to do it the hard way, or comb diligently through the stacks of the (admittedly underrated) book sales in malls.
A NERDY new shop has opened in Stockton - trading in all manner of geekery.
I can't for the life of me figure out why sherry has never gone full hipster, considering all the heritage and in-the-know geekery that could be derived from its unusual production style, and the potential for ironic points-scoring in drinking what my Aunty Diner used to keep locked away in her sideboard, to be brought out on high days and holidays only.
Elsewhere in pop culture, Breaking Bad's Walter White became badass when he hitched his chemistry geekery to Jesse Pinkman's jockish street-smarts; Soccer Saturday features sharpsuited ex-pros reciting pass completion data fed to them by an ingenious technophile far away from the cameras.
There is a massive amount of hi-tech eco geekery and the 116d ED Plus model officially manages an average 83.
Stephenson is so fluid a writer, so adept at the particular thing he does, that he can get away with very long stretches of what's frequently referred to as 'infodumps' but what I prefer to call 'techsposition': an amalgam of technical geekery and plotty exposition, fused into one substance, a material Stephenson has seemingly perfected.
Her father's religion geekery is partly to credit, of course, as is my past religious experience, but I didn't draw on those in the conversations with her so much as I pointed to what was on screen.
As for watching the band onstage, they're the perfect balance of charisma and geekery, with the aforementioned Frances engaging and aloof in equal measures, just like all great frontwomen.
Today's kids are spoiled rotten, being able to satisfy their Marvel geekery with movies, TV shows, amazing toys and one of the coolest games I've played this year.
or abroad--where there was not some equipment or tool that was DIY, either by necessity or pure engineering geekery.
In this brisk dive into the history and geekery of our favorite social lubricant, Wired editor Adam Rogers gets under the cap and between the mol; ecules to show what makes our favorite firewaters so irresistible and hard to replicate--and how a good stiff drink often doubles as a miracle of human ingenuity.