AC Capehart/Tactful Nerds

Created Fri, 28 Sep 2007 05:24:00 +0000 Modified Mon, 22 Mar 2021 01:42:32 +0000
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This link made the rounds at work today. I shared it with bk and Carolyn, my only (semi-)regular non-Linden workday correspondents, and Carolyn suggested I blog it. I won’t steal the thunder from the article to recreate it here, but it’s a short read and reasonably insightful if perhaps a little over-broad. It’s about the “tact filter” and its orientation between nerds and “normal” people. [[In an age where people have ‘(re)claimed’ geekness to the point where ‘athletics geek’ is no longer a completely laughable oxymoron, is there such a thing as a ‘normal’ person? Was there ever?]]