geeksploitation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

geek +‎ -sploitation.

Noun[edit]

geeksploitation (uncountable)

  1. The practice of taking advantage of highly-motivated programmers willing to work long hours.
    • 2000, Richard Grayson, The Silicon Valley Diet and Other Stories, Red Hen Press (2000), →ISBN, page 149:
      Finding a new job just meant driving to another office-park campus with dopey street names (Disc Drive, Resistor Road, Infinite Loop) to endure more geeksploitation in exchange for dead presidents, stock options, a flexible schedule, no dress code, and all the junk food I could eat.