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GEEKSPIN (a property of CIRBS LLC) is a New York City based publisher focused on bringing tech, lifestyle and viral content to a geeky audience.

We embrace the cosplayers, the Android fanboys, LEGO builders, unicorn lovers, trekkies, science nerds, the early adopters, foodies, and the Disney princess fans, because we are them. 

 


Meet the Team

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Helena Stone / Editor-in-Chief

Noticing that there was a void of female influence in the technology blogosphere, Helena started Chip Chick in 2004. The site grew to become the no 1. tech site for women, which she ran as Editor-in-Chief until 2017. A native New Yorker, Helena holds a Masters in Digital Imaging and Design from NYU. Helena has been featured on MSNBC, Wired, ABC News, People Style & Watch, Time Magazine, Woman’s Day magazine, and other major news outlets. And when she is not busy testing out new gear, she can be found trotting the globe, looking for the next hot gadget.

 


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Chloe Becquet

Hailing from the land of Oz with some French flair, Chloe enjoys chasing rainbows with whichever camera she can get her hands on. But asides from being our resident photographer and video gamer, Chloe also offers an opinion on all things IT.

 


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Myriam ‘tnkgrl’ Joire

Myriam Joire (tnkgrl) was born wearing combat boots and holding a keyboard. Moments later she picked up a soldering iron. She’s been stomping, typing, and hacking ever since. After spending years being a code-monkey in the video game industry, she joined Engadget as Senior Mobile Editor and later Pebble as Chief Evangelist. Today she hosts the weekly Mobile Tech Podcast, writes for Pocketnow, Mobile Geeks (and other major publications), and advises startups on product/media strategy. She’s based in San Francisco.

 


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Tiffani Buteau

Tiffani Buteau is one part techie and one part artist. What fascinates her about the tech world, is not the ins and outs of gizmos and gadgets, but what it does to us as people, how we use it, and how it betters our lives. Tiffani lives in Washington and runs a resin art studio while simultaneously reporting and keeping up on all things geek and tech.

 


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Scott Schaen

Scott is a native New Yorker with a passion for tech, gizmos, and gadgets. He’s an Analytics professional by day and a 24/7 tech enthusiast. Scott has reviewed over 1000 tech-enabled products. He’s often seen with the latest iPhone, a pair of over-ear headphones, and a backpack full of just-in-case gadgets.

 


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Josh Johnson

Josh is a struggling logodaedalus with an affinity for technology. Over the course of the past decade, he wrote (or ghostwrote) a great number of books, articles, and blog posts – predominantly in the tech, healthcare, and real estate niches.