Posts Tagged 'geek code'

TGA’s 2 months anniversary: new logos and avatar, a dissection and an award

TGA’s 2 months anniversary: new logos and avatar, a dissection and an award

<p style="text-align:justify;">It's two months ago today that I started blogging and created <em>The Geek Anthropologist</em> website. Time to crunch down the facts and look at the numbers. But first, I'm super happy to reveal the new logos and avatar for TGA!</p>

How geeky are you: the geek code and the geek test

How geeky are you: the geek code and the geek test

I discussed in my previous post about geeks and nerds that I would rely on people’s self-identification as one or the other to consider them as such and include them, their hobby or interest in the study of geek culture on this blog. I will continue, however, to pay attention to the many definitions people attribute to these terms. It is fascinating to see how people create mechanisms to determine empirically determine one’s geekiness or nerdiness. Two of these mechanisms were part of my recommendations for week-end fun last Friday: the Geek Code and the Geek Test. Did you check them out? I did, and here is a summary of my experience building my very own geek code and taking the test.