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Geek Girl Blogger - Maria G

This week we are featuring computer programmer Maria from the the USA as our GGB, her survey is below!

Name: Maria G.
Screen Name: Goldie
Person Blogs: (English) (Russian).
Social Networks:, LinkedIn.
Current Employment: Programmer at a small company.
Location: Ohio, USA

MariaG.meandalexEdit What is your reason/motivation for blogging?

Depends on my mood really. Sometimes I blog to vent or to express my opinion about something. I lived in Russia for the first thirty years of my life, and that, I believe, offers me a fresh perspective on many things I see around me living in the US today. Other times it is to share information with my readers. Some days I use the blog as a creative outlet for my writing, and there are times when I use it as a social network. I started out as more of a mommyblogger, but that changed as my two sons became teenagers and I suddenly found it not kosher for myself to discuss their lives in public. I still share my opinions on parenting, though. I have a rather unorthodox approach to parenting and am passionate about this subject. I still do have my sons in mind as I write, but in a different sense than before. I try to write something that they can later come back to and read. By "later", I mean that distant future when their mother is not the uncool old lady anymore!

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Geek Girl Blogger - Cathy McCaughan

Hey there readers of GGB. I am sorry there hasn’t been any new surveys since the 5th of this month, and it is now the 25th. Ah, that’s 20 days! But there were other things like the dinner. Anyway, I enjoyed doing the job of creating the GGB article again, and Cathy McCaughan’s survey in particular was very enjoyable! Make sure you read her response to what her motivation for blogging is. Her blog is also really enjoyable to read. Don’t lose interest in this survey because of her occupation as a mom (mum) when you may have expected some fancy tech title. She is indeed a tech girl and her occupation as a mom is one of the most important jobs out there, so much respect for that.    Toodles!

Name: Cathy McCaughan
CathyMcCaughan02Screen Name: I use my real name for all posts and comments.  "I yam what I yam."  Although technically I am a transparent blogger, I think I can accurately be called a naked blogger. ;-)
Personal Blog/s: My blog is: 
but all of the family blogs can be found at:
Social Networks:

Twitter    Ning    Facebook
Current Employment:
Just an old hippie mom.
Location: USA, Tennessee, Knoxville, at a table in the corner of the kitchen

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Geek Girl Blogger - Catherine Eibner

Name: Catherine Eibner
Screen Name: ceibner
Personal Blog’s:,
Social Networks:
Current Employment:  Director of Cybner : Cybner is a Microsoft Certified Partner for Microsoft Dynamics. We specialise in CRM implementation & customisation, with a unique focus on Integrating CRM with underlying Line of Business applications. The Cybner team works with our clients to gain efficiencies through reviewing current business processes & systems, addressing issues & bottlenecks and developing long term internal training & skills development plans for their teams.
Location/country: Sydney Australia

What is your reason/motivation for blogging?

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Geek Girl Blogger - Lori MacVittie

Name: Lori MacVittie
Screen Name: Lori MacVittie (I don't use pen names/pseudonyms)
mePersonal Blog’s:
The Application Delivery Network -(
Two Different Socks - (
Social Networks: 
    Slashdot (no user link)
    Fark (no user link)

Current Employment: Technical Marketing Manager @ F5 Networks
Location/country: Green Bay, WI

What is your reason/motivation for blogging?