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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engineer vs. scientist

articulated vs. behavior-driven networks

Linking friends of friends

Surveil Me! Layers of public and private online

Monkey vs. Robot

[away at SIGGRAPH] launches

Entrepreneur’s idea helps connect people

first reflections on SIGGRAPH

harassing messages