Pop culture stereotypes of "absent-minded professors,""geeks," and "nerds" are familiar labels to most of us, conjuring images of rather odd and laughable eccentrics.
But for the first time in history, these nerds who we once thought of as unpopular and sexually unattractive, have been experiencing a pop culture makeover.
She had met him on an internet dating site and they hit it off well and then she found out he was cheating on her. I'm full of the normal anxieties that come with starting a new relationship, plus I'm learning about AS as I go along. As a human being, it is just too much most times to expect instant symbiosis (and that is a problem anyway.
Well, we here at TV Tropes aim to fix you up with that info.
Asperger Syndrome was discovered by Austrian pediatrician Hans Asperger in 1944.
Shows like "The Big Bang Theory" and "Silicon Valley" glamorize these nerds by showing them to not only make big bucks, but actually get the girl (even if she's a nerdy girl too).
Computer and technological proﬁciency is not only hip, it’s essential, and so it makes sense that those most technically adept are ﬁnally getting some respect and maybe even a little nookie.