Posted by Dan at 08st August 2014

The Collective Noun For Geeks Is?

A murder of crows, a murmuration of starlings and everyone knows a cluster of diamonds. But what is the collective noun for geeks?

As CEO at Rewired State. We hack data held in large organisations and develop apps to help  solve real world business problems, quickly – Rapid prototyping of software is our key speciality.

Borg of Geeks 2Today we’re working with Asda, hacking together apps that will help them engage with their customers in new or smarter ways. We have 20 devs in one room and it made me think what to call the group so I asked on social media.

Here are the results. Some are a little mean or rude, others are pure genius!

A…

01000111 01100101 01100101 01101011 (Geek in binary)

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Algorithm

Array

Awkward

Base

Beard

Binary

Boffin

Borg

Brainz

Cloud

Cluster

Code

Collection (zzz)

Computation

Cutlery (WTF)

Database

Enthusiasm

Farm

Gaggle

Geek

Geekoid

Geekdom

Git

GNU

Google

Googol

Hackathon

Incubator

Infinite Loop

Introversion

Iteration

Masturbation (err)

Matrix

Motherboard

Nerd Herd

Odour (?!)

Pedant

Playground

Precision

Protocol

Reboot

Repository

Router

Spectacle

Stack

String

Synapse

Tardis

Tedium

Tragedy

Turing

Virginity (mean)

Wedgie

Well

Thanks to all who played. Awe sum.

… Check out  if you want to see what’s cooking at the Asda hack.

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