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Express your inner nerd with Kilobyte Couture

kilobytecouture3In the 1980s it was lame, even downright bogus to be a nerd. Nerds and geeks were a persecuted segment of society who sought revenge in a popular movie of the day, but thankfully times have changed.

Now, a quarter of a century later, the intelligently elite traditionally known for having more brain than brawn have embraced their nerdiness, and it’s chic to be geek.

Just ask Mississippi State University graduate Brittany Forks, who conceived an idea that combines fashion and computer parts. Kilobyte Couture was born in May of 2006 while Forks was working for her stepfather, Jeffery Wyatt, a researcher at MSU’s Simrall Electrical Engineering Building. To read more, click here.

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  1. I thought it was a really cool idea. I like to do stories about people who are innovative enough to take something, turn it into something else and make a profit.

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