This web site‘s design angers me.

Observe the mascot:


That is not a geek. And no, I’m not saying that because of her flawless tanned skin or impractical shoes. Geeks can have those.

Look at her pose. Look at the way she’s holding a laptop. That is not a girl who is about to show you a hilarious XKCD she just read. That is not even a girl who regularly uses a laptop. That is a model whose pose says “this is a prop that the camera guy said I should hold”.

The headline says “Geeks are Sexy”. But the headline graphic says “geeks aren’t sexy, so here’s a booth babe instead”.

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