Essays Tagged: "nerds"

THe Evolution of the PC and Microsoft

thievery to turn the personal computer from a machine the size of a Buick, used only by zit-faced "nerds," to the very machine I am typing this report on.Xerox started everything off by creating the ... computer-lovers still yearning for the "perfect" PC...actually, it didn't have to be perfect, most "nerds" just wanted their computer to do SOMETHING.The burning need for a PC was met in 1977, when Ap ...

(3 pages) 189 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Classification of common high school stereotypes.

stereotypes that can be found in a diverse high school. There's the preppies, goths, jocks, thugs, nerds, and last but not least, the hippies and skaters, who often fall into the same category. There ... .Today, as always most high schools fit the classic television description, of course you have your nerds, but at the top of the social hierarchy are the typical jocks wearing their lettermen's jacket ...

(4 pages) 316 0 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Prejudice.

on the men and women walking towards them they see not people but stereotypes. There are the jocks, nerds, guidos, businessmen, the list goes on. These labels are the things that keep people from exce ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Sociology: Social Cliques in High School

ith more money, "goths" who are earmarked by their usually black clothes and body piercings, "geeks/nerds" who are the scholarly students, "jocks" who participate in sports and school activities, and ...

(5 pages) 144 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

My Kid Beat Up Your Honor Student - An essay about Anti-Intellectualism in America

no one seems to care much or even notice about what is happening. In his essay "America Needs Its Nerds" Leonid Fridman argues that this negative view of intellectuals and students who do well in sc ...

(3 pages) 91 4 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Better To Be Born Smarter

Nerds, geeks, brainiacs, eggheads, dorks, and eagle scouts; these words have come to define the soci ...

(6 pages) 75 2 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Why Nerds are unpopular.

und newspaper. So I've seen a good part of the popularity landscape.I know a lot of people who were nerds in school, and they all tell the same story: there is a strong correlation between being smart ... me here), I wouldn't have taken it.Much as they suffer from their unpopularity, I don't think many nerds would. To them the thought of average intelligence is unbearable. But most kids would take tha ...

(22 pages) 31 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Library Evaluation

had a different perception of libraries. I've always thought that libraries are boring places where nerds and geeks go to study. The library is a place in which literary and artistic materials are kep ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Summary Of Nerds 2.0.1

s have become easier. For example, we can buy and sell things on Internet. Internet wasn't just for nerds anymore because of browser, which opened up the Internet for everyone. Brower made information ...

(1 pages) 1200 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Love Paper

bars such as snickers with the caramel, nut, nougat, and chocolate. Then they also like candy like nerds sour on the inside but very sweet on the inside. Children also love toys. Girls will probably ...

(2 pages) 330 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Essays Are Gay

it, but rumor has it that it still goes on behind closed doors. You'd be amazed at the secret lives nerds leave, they are some strange people.Teachers have good intentions, but are still pretty dumb. ...

(1 pages) 366 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Essays Are Stupid

t, but rumor has it that it still goes on behind closed doors. You\'d be amazed at the secret lives nerds leave, they are some strange people. Teachers have good intentions, but are still pretty dumb. ...

(1 pages) 4171 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cliques

There were cliques, just like in every school, mainly "popular", "goth/punk", "Asian" and "preppy/ nerds". This is just the way things are in school. It's not a bad thing, its just human nature to wa ...

(3 pages) 355 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

In Kraid's Lair

In Kraidfs Lair Videogame songs. Just some lame collections that bands composed of nerds play in their garage? Or could they actually be trying to convey much deeper messages besides ...

(2 pages) 643 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

JOURNALS ARE KILLER

obably talking on the computer. That's what he does, when it comes down to it I think they're kinda nerds.So why do you love them so much? It's all about the music man.You don't care if the guy making ...

(3 pages) 445 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Cliques in School

liques. Cliques usually are made up of a group of friends who have similar interests. There are the nerds, jocks, the popular crowd, freaks and any other group that teens choose to label. As teens dis ... They become involved with a lot of school activities. Then there are the non-teens who include the nerds and the geeks. They are not social people and much rather enjoy the company of adults. They do ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Persuasive Essay About Having A Required GPA For Extra Curricular Activities

de of these activities. Students with good grades that are in many clubs are more of thought as the nerds and goody-goods of the school population. The students on the football, basketball, cheerleadi ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Romeos life tied into mine

med, l got picked on and called names, by every one and l mean every one, from the cool kids to the nerds.The subject of being overweight hurt me a lot, but as I began to think about it, I realized th ...

(1 pages) 332 0 2.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Mean Girls - pop culture

r girls and therefore not conforming to the hegemonic ideal. There are the preps, J.V. jocks, Asian nerds, cool Asians, varsity jocks, unfriendly black hotties, girls who eat their feelings, girls who ...

(5 pages) 22 2 2.3 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Back to the Future Analysis Question: Choose a Blockbuster prior to 1995. Using a minimum of 500 words, provide a compelling argument as to why you believe this film has become a blockbuster.

of it, such as this “Flux Capacitor Replica” would most likely appeal to hardcore sci-fi nerds, not just your average movie-goer. Notice the website is called ‘thinkgeek.com’. Her ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis