Cliff from the hopping-on-the-top-10-bandwagon dept.
ywwg asks: "Everyone's doing the top ten this-or-that of the Millennium, so why don't we join the fray? Let's choose the top ten geeks of the millennium staying out of the past ten years. I'm thinking of the greats like Gallileo and Newton. What oppressed, nerdy, ignored, and shunned individuals proved everyone wrong? "
"There is nothing new under the sun, but there are lots of old things
we don't know yet."