Have you ever sat in a coffee shop and seen a weird looking girl glued to her laptop and headphones and wondered if she was a geek or a hipster? Or glimpsed a scrawny boy with big black glasses on the buses and not been sure if he needed the prescription or he was wearing them ironically?
If so, you're in luck. This new infographic offers a complete guide to geeks vs. hipsters. Areas covered include the differences, both superficial and deep, between the two subcultures, the values, interests and favorite bands of each group, and the telltale signs you can use to distinguish between them.
Both geeks and hipsters see themselves as different from mainstream society. But that doesn't mean the two groups have much in common. In fact, the areas where they seem to overlap actually reveal how different they are. Next time you're confused about whether someone's a geek or a hipster, bring this guide with you.