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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pro-troops != pro-war

email social networks

anti-war imagery

neopets are as addictive as hell

more on IMing

wartime thought

power structures in our habits

social interaction online

japan’s mobile culture