Nerd Type I: wears high socks. majoring in math or physics at a liberal arts school. will perk up at the mention of “Riemann sums.” believes theory is more important than application. has watched “A Beautiful Mind” at least fifteen times. is quite smart.
Nerd Type II: wears high socks. majoring in computer science with a minor in folklore & myth. strongly prefers Linux to either Windows or Macintosh but can’t explain why (says something about being able to hack). likes to hack things. actually isn’t that smart.
Nerd Type III: really likes John Green and a particular TV show