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an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

an intelligent but single-minded expert in a particular technical field or profession

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Computer nerds may accidentally find themselves the height of fashion with a new line of laptops from the Nordic branch of Toshiba Corp.
Despite the snickers, it's these so-called computer nerds, technoids, and cybersurfers who are responsible for maintaining and managing the information systems for some of America's largest corporations.
Cast outward by the culture of computer nerds to ensnare and transform the globe, it is the current hot metaphor for fast change, broader horizons, and info-deluge.
He said he has heard from other computer nerds, gurus and geeks since the event, and none of them have ever seen a hacker come in like this.
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NO Chris Morris this week, but the computer nerds continue to charm as only they can (The IT Crowd, Channel 4, last night).
First of all its corporeal manifestations are too much fun, second the other one is used exclusively by computer nerds and, third, blob has to be one of the least pretentious words you will ever, ever hear in a final year crit.
COMPUTER nerds are busily tapping their keyboards to steal Hollywood's deepest secrets.
For a business notorious for its asocial computer nerds ensconced in coding caves before glowing cathode-ray tubes, there's a lot of humanity interacting these days in Los Angeles' interactive industry.
THE image of the internet being dominated by male computer nerds is set to be swept away as women rush to log on, experts predicted yesterday.
At any rate, it certainly makes their opinions on their works no more valid than those of those former ink-stained wretches, now known as computer nerds, who form the critics union.
Fricker's investigation of the Inslaw affair (in which the Department of Justice allegedly abetted "the willful destruction of a company, the plundering of its software, the illegal resale of that software to further foreign policy objectives, and the overt obstruction of justice") sets the head spinning* Karl Taro Greenfeld's profile of "the incredibly strange mutant creatures who rule the universe of alienated Japanese zombie computer nerds," or Otaku, for short, is funny but for the fact that it depicts a bunch of alienated Asian youths who say things like "I guess I'm frightened of sex.
Even worse for the Gallagher brothers, computer nerds with a CD writer - which costs just pounds 150 - can then press their own bootleg CDs and sell them to the band's army of fans.
As Ms Geller is about to show some computer nerds the first glimpse of what the game looks like, an anti-gamer mercenary breaks in and shoots her in the shoulder.
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