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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finding nemo

a social network caught in the web

mass moca

people can still surprise me

a quote by darwin

gossip blogging

graduation groaning

the familiar stranger

people are real

messaging research