John Young and his friend are making a line of nerd merit badges. "Attach to your jacket, your backpack, or the lid of your overclocked, battle-scarred laptop. Start a nerd sash!"
Open Source Contributor
Nerd Merit Badge 01
Requirements: Make an accepted commit to any open source project.
$3.99 plus $1.00 S&H in the USA
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects