The Triumph of the Geek: The Evolution of Tech-Obsessed Nerds Through Time

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From Slumdog to Dotcom Millionaires

Purists would say that the tech appearance declined in the 1990s - where did the bow ties and suspenders go? But so did the standards for why VCs would fork over millions to nearly anyone with a dotcom-related "business plan" ("Got a PowerPoint deck, elevator pitch or words scribbled on napkin? You do. Great!"). No matter, the '90s geek flourished with a new, casual look that screamed: "I know technology, I'll be working here for three months tops, and you need to pay me truckloads of money."

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