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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roleplaying in social software

developing digital and physical architecture

Kuleshov effect and remix culture

social norms are not behind other points of regulation

graffiti archaeology in Wired

The Year in Phrases: Friendster

competition vs. collaboration: events, people & ideas

die puny technologists

location tracking

inappropriate blogging