Top ten nerds and geeks

Microchip, microchip on the wall, who is the geekiest of them all? From Nikola Tesla to Bill Gates, we take a look at the top ten geekiest people to walk the planet...

The geek shall inherit the earth, and history has proven this true. From the magnificent lightning storms of the eccentric Nikola Tesla to the time Charles Babbage cooked himself in an oven to "see what would happen", history is littered with nerds who made it big.

But who is the geekiest of them all? Is it Diogenes who lived in a barrel for most of his life, or is it John von Neumann, who was known to get arrested for reading scientific papers and driving at the same time? Will Steve Wozniak steal the top spot for inventing the Apple computer in a garage, or is Linus Torvalds the obvious winner? Crave's votes are in and counted: click through for your definitive guide to the top ten nerds and geeks. -Chris Stevens 

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