Post Profile

Are You Geek or Nerd?

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 demonstrates.
read more


Related Posts:

Geeks vs. Nerds [Infographic]

Technology : Walyou (3 years ago)

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

6 Reasons Nerd Culture Needs to Take a Long, Hard Look at Itself

Humor : Topless Robot (14 hours ago)

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

Visualizing the answers to the ultimate showdown: “Geeks vs Nerds”

Technology : (3 years ago)

For much of the 70, 80s, and even 90s, "nerds" and "geeks" were synonymous for most who used the terms. The words could be interchanged and nobody would give it a thought. After the turn of the millennium, it became clear that the t... Read Post


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC