Remember these guys? This is what the stereotypical view was/is of what a "nerd" looks like. Developers today are a much different class of people for sure. I have met some pretty cool people over the past year that certainly do not fit the bill. Fishing enthusiast, cigar aficionados, gear heads and others who love to grab a guitar and rock out. The definition has certainly changed from what your parents might consider a nerd. A lot of developers have the same story; grew up messing around with a Commodore 64 or something of the sort, tinkered with this or that technology, studied Computer Science in college and then moved into the professional world. And if you...
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