Studs R Us

News Flash: Tech Is Not Just For Scrawny Male Virgins Anymore

Who you callin nerd (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

There’s a new trend in tech, and it’s got nothing to do with Google Glass or nepotism. It’s called being hot, and it might just sweep the nation.

“Picture a technology whiz kid,” Callum Borchers implores in his trend piece about non geeky tech guys from yesterday’s Boston Globe. He guesses you’re picturing someone with “an unhealthy pallor, sloppy looks, and a body misshaped by diet of pizza and Red Bull,” which, to be fair, describes a vast cross section of the male millennial population, not just the coders.

But one millennial tech guy, Andrew Bachman, isn’t like that. A veritable “buff specimen,” he is “more jock than geek,” he has a “sculpted torso,” and he “seems to be always working out, even squeezing in a set of pushups at his desk”–casually, we hope, during his interview with the GlobeRead More