Science and science fiction are deep and therefore able to touch more corners of life than a story without any richness.
As long as there is depth, we can obsess and collect and discuss and debunk and debate. That’s the secret is a geek or a nerd about something.
Here’s a graph of what he found (The graph suggests that “geeks” are more collection-oriented, valuing trendiness, memorabilia, and obsessions over particular hobbies or mediums.
“Nerds” seem to be more intellectually motivated, valuing science, math, and studiousness.
While nerdy hobbies included chess and sudoku, pictured right The similarities and subtle differences between the traits were also highlighted by the fact words such as 'intelligence' were shown as geeky, but 'education' and 'intellectual' were found to be nerdy.
I don’t like hugs or parties, high school sucked for me, and Nathan Fillion deemed something I wrote his “Favorite Firefly fanboy rant to date.” What do these things make me, a geek, a nerd, a dweeb, a dork, or simply different? Nerdy Enough to Know the Difference Close your eyes and picture a total nerd.
A variable can have many dimensions to it that together fully explain the complexity of the variable. Looking at any one of these roots doesn’t give you a full picture of the tree, but it does tell you that a tree is there.
The differences between nerds and geeks are the roots, so what is the tree?
In an analysis that I have to describe as nerdy, one clever blogger looked at the content of tens of thousands of tweets relating to “geek” and “nerd” attributes.
New online magazines like Nautilus and Aeon are there to fill the traditional media gap.