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a carnival performer who does disgusting acts

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We've developed one of the most concentrated collections of alpha geeks on the planet," said Mike Hendrickson, vice president and open technology exchange general manager.
What alpha geeks do today can radically alter the future of technology for everyone else tomorrow, and transmitting the knowledge of these innovators to a wider audience is one way of getting important-and ftm-products and services into our hands sooner rather than later.
Since 1978, O'Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future.
Back in 2009, the company had two main problems: 1) Hulu wasn't onboard and blocked its videos, and 2) the number of alpha geeks willing to go through the hassle of getting Boxee on their TVs wasn't high.
Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future.