More geek v nerd data posted in Culture / Read in Estimated reading time: 0 minutes Less than a minute / on September 30, 2009 / by Nathan Campbell / SHARE Tweet It turns out that even an awesome venn diagram won’t solve the nerd v geek debate for some people. So here you go. Empirical data. From Library Thing. Leave a comment: [4 ] Tweet Follow @nm_campbell PREVIOUS POST← On angry mobs NEXT POSTCollision course → 4 Comments → More geek v nerd data Amy September 30, 2009 at 11:28 am Hmm. Does that mean I am both? I still think it is the wrong way round. Nathan September 30, 2009 at 1:58 pm How many pieces of evidence will you need to change your opinion? Amy September 30, 2009 at 3:08 pm Never!. That’s fine. I am trying to retrain my brain to think geek not nerd. But there is a lifetime of ‘nerdiness’ there to compete with. Amy September 30, 2009 at 3:11 pm Hmmm: nerd |nərd| noun informal a foolish or contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious : one of those nerds who never asked a girl to dance. • an intelligent, single-minded expert in a particular technical discipline or profession : he single-handedly changed the Zero image of the computer nerd into one of savvy Hero. geek |gēk| noun informal 1 an unfashionable or socially inept person. • [with adj. ] a person with an eccentric devotion to a particular interest : a computer geek. 2 a carnival performer who does wild or disgusting acts. Comments are closed.