aNewDomain.net — A lot of people say the Star Wars versus Star Trek distinction is what decides the geek or nerd question. But check out this infographic to make sure. It’s good to know yourself. Especially if you’re a nerd.
For aNewDomain, I’m Eric Mack.
G33k. For all my outward anxiety and shyness, I am – believe it or otherwise – socially competent. For all my eccentricities and oddities (for one, I like to identify with minority peoples), I am. Thank goodness, for I’m such a odd person. Happy Friday! =)
Geek here, too. Except for the Star Trek thing : ) gs
I know a lot of g33ks/programmers/network engineers who are die-hard Trekkies and/or Browncoats For the next Hallow’s Eve, I’m going to costume as a short Klingon in a kilt. *g* Happy Fridya, Ms. G! =)
I’m a Geek not a Nerd, Happy Friday !
Outstanding post. Sef-proclaimed geek here. Tho i do wish I at times had nerdtacular aptitude to go with my geek ambitions.
Also, Gina, you’re in my “Geek” circle. It was never in question when it comes to most of you technologists.
Well, JCD, in my opinion is an old nerd. (but i truly enjoy his writing and RANTS on TWiT and X3)
Plus i dont think there’s a web site called “nerdsaresexy.net” is there? ;)
Crap, this infographic just made it more confusing as to which one I am!
This post ignores those who are considered hybrids of the two “species”… What of those individuals who share traits & relate with both Geeks & Nerds?
Gerd. You’re a Gerd, Narosis. Me, too. gs
Hybrid 4 sure
This reminds me of the pirates vs ninja argument of a few years ago. Why not be both?
Strange, the two characters in the info graphic are men. Wonder why…
Well, as Jung wrote, all men and women share an anima/animus (or reversed) — female and male sides in everyone.
So really the pic reps two females hidden in two men’s visages.
Did I really spend all that money on a psychology PhD? LOL LOL!
Im proud to he 33% geek, 33% nerd, 33% dork,1% tbd. ;)
I am a geek with Nerdy tendencies.
LOL on dork. it should be three 33.33 pieces, right, ANT? so what is the other part? Genius? Doofus? Egghead?
I am getting out all my Fonzie words.
The other part may be 1% goof ball. That makes sense :)
I remember once a term for a g33k with a sense of social competency as a propeller-head X-<:o) Someone who uses a command-line interface (CLI), can code and script, but has a date on a Friday night.
Sometimes, I like to think a g33k mostly keeps that to herself or himself, or among other g33ks but a nerd boasts constantly about their computer-savvy and technical expertise to non-g33ks.
Yours from the ba$h shell, Robert.
damn, I’m a nerd.
That’s said as if you’re upset about it.
I’m a little bit country…. I’m a little bit ROCK n Roll! I’m a geek.
The Geek shall inherit the Earth! Excelsior!! Nuff said!
The geeks are racing Android LEGO Mindstorm bots in Austin right now. https://anewdomain.net2012/03/11/sxsw-2012-google-android-lego-bot-rumble-video/
Geek, and damn proud of it.
I happen to like almost all the movies on both lists, so I guess I’m a hybrid.
You are in fact.
What is amazing is this piece has been stumbled nearly 6K times. Guess a lot of people are trying to figure out who they are. I guess I lean toward nerd, but I’m a geek poser, I think. Or maybe … it’s the other way around.
Correction — 8600 times!