A brief history of geeks

Before smartphones, social networks, and other must-have tech, it wasn't a badge of honor to be called a geek. Here's a look back at the evolution of the nerds.

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Geeks Get Their Own Squad

Yet there still have been tech ventures with retro nods to past geek lore. Take, for instance, the [[xref:http://www.geeksquad.com/|Geek Squad|Geek Squad]] agents, who became ubiquitous in the 1990s for their 1950s look, glasses, door-to-door tech service and distinctive VW Bug vehicles. [Image credit: flickr]

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