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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back to school

Friendster engineer fired for blogging

ADD and nicotine


teens bullying via IM and blogs

Thoughts on Mobility: Walmart Nation vs. Starbucks Nation

my baby brother

Election Protection Volunteer


CFP: Representations of Digital Identity (CSCW Workshop)