The Geek Evolution: 1500s to Present [INFOGRAPHIC]

Over the years, the development of everything that is technology and not change the definition of the word ‘geek’. Interesting fact is that the word originated sometime in the 1500s where it meant someone who was considered a fool. Over the past decade or so, we’ve seen geek move from the Tech Geek to the Steve Urkel Geek phase. Geek found its way into fashion with Geek Chic and everything in between like music and film. Today, we have the ‘Glee’ obsessed ‘gleeks’. What a change from then to now don’t you think? Check out the infographic below. Where do you fall in the geek evolution?

Source: Flowtown

Faridah Demola-Seriki

Faridah Seriki has been interested in technology since she got her hands on a desktop when she was eight. She founded Technesstivity after releasing a successful blog she made for class combining her passion for both journalism and technology. Faridah graduated from Vivian Fowler in 2009 and lives in New York where she graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism

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