A Tale of Two Geeks and a Poseur

april 20, 2007

If you work in an engineering group, these are three types of geeks that may seem familiar to you.

Lets explore some Geek scenarios. Given this bit of code:
$i = 0; printf "$i"; $i++;
When asked about using Unix tools: When asked to write a script to perform some sysadmin task: When presented with a computer based situation: When others are asked about the respective geeks: Magazines: What kind of machines they use at home: When asked about why they chose a specific OS as their main OS: Activities outside of work: Life goals: Their friendships: Socially: