Apparently, 17% of Americans self-identify as geeks: do you? I used to think that the words 'geek' and 'nerd' were synonymous, but colored subtly different depending on whether you were American, Australian or British (generally I believed 'nerd' was more accpetable outside the US). But there's more to it; as this great infographic from http://www.mastersinit.org demonstrates.
We cover geek culture on this blog, but perhaps you’re wondering if there’s a difference between being a geek and being a nerd. One infographic attempts to answer the question. While in the past, “geek” was an insult, being a word t... Read Post
The last half year has not been the brightest hour for nerds and nerd culture. While nerds, geeks, gamers, etc. like to see themselves as ahead of the curve - at least when it comes to technolo... Read Post