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.

Relevant links:


how will the military vote?

blogging and assumptions about class

waving to Dana H. Boyd

Lakoff and the language of politics

relaxation and chillness

Ronald Burt, structural holes and creativity

blog/author limits and MT

ethnography, ethics and the Internet

* Hallelujah *

paying for my sins