It's so true! I'm a software engineer by trade, and I am not a nerd. Dictionary.com defines a nerd as "a foolish, inept, or unattractive person." Well, some people might take pride in describing themselves that way, but not I.
The bias on Slashdot is sickening. But yet, so many people just love the site because they agree with the opinions. I guarantee you that Linus Torvalds isn't Jesus, and Bill Gates isn't the Devil. There are real saviors and devils out there that you'd be far better reading about.