Computer nerd? Sports geek? Both?

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geeknerd-plot-by burr settles

A software engineer with a Shadyside company has devised a scientific answer to the age-old question: nerd or geek.

In an analysis of 2.6 million tweets Burr Settles, who works at the website/app Duolingo, found that “geeky words are more about stuff ” and “nerdy words are more about ideas.”

See where you fall on his graph. To see a high-res PDF here.

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