Geek vs Nerd [Chart]


Geek/nerd Burr Settles analyzed Twitter to try to settle the debate of geek vs nerd once and for all. He gathered keywords and charted them based on if the words were more associated with “geek” or “nerd” on Twitter. The above is his result.

Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments below and hit up the source link to read up more on Settles’ endeavor.

[via Burr Settles]

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  • person

    according to this chart I guess I would be a little of both. more geek though

  • wwgorman

    Nerd! Degrees are in Chemical Engineering and Engineering Physics so did calculus, physics and chemistry. Much more blue than orange.

  • David Roper

    I guess I would be a bit of both, a Geurd or a Nueek. It’s funny but I DO have Gerd. Fitting.

  • Seamus McSeamus


    I dunno… while I am not terribly thrilled with Wil Wheaton being on the Geek side of things, I am pretty happy that “weirdo” falls in the Nerd column.

  • jayesstee

    Surely one man’s Nerd is another man’s Geek?

  • Louis

    Hello Seamus, welcome to the Group

  • Seamus McSeamus

    Hello. My name is Seamus and I am a geek.