My name is danah boyd and I'm a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and the founder/president of Data & Society. Buzzwords in my world include: privacy, context, youth culture, social media, big data. I use this blog to express random thoughts about whatever I'm thinking.

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kinetic typography

genderqueer monologues!


breast cancer


challenging the notion of community

punishing violence

managing sources

tarot cards

ecstasy versus ecstasy