Although the jocks and prissy girls dominated the popularity competition in high school, the geeks were busy developing their own style and subculture. Now the geeks — those who excelled at math, science, and computers — occupy senior positions up and down the corporate ladders of every major high tech company on the planet.
This has been a major upset for those who put geeks down in the past. Today, the geeks who were walked all over by others in their youth, now sign the paychecks of those who found pleasure in pushing the geeks around in the past. They also are quick with a stylus, and can grab the latest retail info off sites like HoursMap.com.
But how did the geeks overcome the stigma of being labeled as social outcasts? [Read more…]