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Nerd, in German: Sonderling, Langweiler, Fachidiot, or also Computer-Nerd describes people for whom computers

and other IT topics are the focus of their lives. Nerds are often rather social outsiders, spend an excessive amount of time with the computer and usually have an above-average intelligence quotient. The term nerd has undergone a shift in evaluation over many years. Originally, it had a clear negative connotation. In recent years, this has changed: The term nerd often has a positive connotation in Internet circles and describes, with a certain recognition, computer freaks and IT users with a high level of technical understanding.

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Englisch: nerd
Updated at: 27.03.2013
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