IT personality types: 8 profiles in geekdom

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

By Dan Tynan, InfoWorld |  IT Management, geek culture, geekdom

IT personality type No. 2: The Scary Sys Admin

Your company can't run without the Scary Sys Admin -- and he or she knows it. Fortunately, this person likes dealing with machines far more than people, so you can rest easy, confident that the Scary Sys Admin spends way more time keeping your systems up and running than may even be necessary. Friends? Who needs friends? That's why God invented computers. But get on this person's bad side and you'll find yourself swiftly locked out of all your accounts -- and possibly your home and your bank accounts as well.

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