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Everyone knows that there are a lot of nerds working in the IT industry and that interactions between nerds and non-nerds are sometimes difficult. I’ve come across several instances where a particular technician was regarded by non-nerds as someone that they simply could not deal with.

Jeff Bigler wrote a brief essay fifteen years ago on why nerds and non-nerds don’t get on. It’s worth reading…

http://www.mit.edu/~jcb/tact.html

(Rob – thanks for the link.)

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Written by Sea Monkey

January 18, 2011 at 8:00 pm

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