McAfee 'challenges computer nerd stereotype'



FUGITIVE software boss John McAfee has changed the public’s perception of people who work in IT, it has been claimed.

Network administrator Tom Booker said: “Whatever else you might say about John McAfee, he’s not your stereotypical shy, retiring nerd.

“My colleagues always saw me as a genderless, socially awkward Warcraft obsessive, simply because I know about computers.

“Now they’re think I’m into transgressive sex, designer drugs and extreme danger.”



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