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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offline for the week

mouse embryo made without father

decrease your erdos number

state farm: my new therapist

Linked Out: blogging, equality and the future

community awards

caricatures are lost in translation

Tim O’Reilly on Gmail

a book exercise

thoughts on online dating