IT personality types: 8 profiles in geekdom

A rogues gallery of the oddballs who populate the wonderful world of IT

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IT personality type No. 5: The Übergeek

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Fiercely intelligent, stubbornly logical, and disturbingly anti-social. In other words, what most people think of when asked to describe a techie. In Myers-Briggs nomenclature, the Übergeek would be classified INTJ -- an introverted, intuitive-thinking, and judging person. If the Übergeek absolutely must communicate with beings of inferior intelligence (i.e., you), he or she would rather do it by email.

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