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100 Essential Skills for Geeks

Geek Dad has a list of one hundred skills that he thinks that every geek should know. A few examples:

26. Boot a computer off a thumb drive.
40. Transcode a DVD to play on a portable device.
71. Explain that the colours in a rainbow are roygbiv.
84. Know where your towel is and why it is important.
96. Have a documented plan on what to do during a zombie or robot uprising.
100. Get something on the front page of Digg.

What is your geek quotient? What would you add to the list?


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46/100 I've got quite a bit of work to do. Good thing I'm seriously considering installing Fedora Core 8 64 bit on the next machine I'm building. Then I'll be able to cross off #23.
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Looking at the results of all you lot, I'm not quite sure if I should be deeply ashamed of myself. Or that I'm just totally different- a visitor from another universe than yours.... :-)
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