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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the problems with technology & justice

Blogged: I think my ex’s online rantings are hurting my chances with other women.

Jonathan Abrams to be replaced at Friendster?

clarifying the Viegas survey

the best Friendster advert ever

“Orkut thinks danah is a school bus.”

an aversion to mail

Intimate communities: social/emotional support, technology and the gender divide

monkey, ninja, pirate, robot?

through kitsch and beyond