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.

Relevant links:


blog culture

Out of control..


implantable chips

worthless words of the day

anti-gay-marriage counter productive

bowling for columbine

surfing for V-Day

drunk driving

Verizon’s #HOPE program