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.
It's been suggested that we ban the words 'Nerd' and 'Geek' from the lexicon to combat the negative stereotypes that go with them so they can thrive easier. But there will always be nerds and geeks, no matter what we call them. Read Post
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