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:


Schiavo, Lakoff and my wishes

blogging is not educational

liquidate: the end of 43 Norfolk

paying to get it, or why people charge $10K

initial impression of Yahoo 360

guantanamo: honor bound to defend freedom

HICSS: Persistent Conversations


SIMS career fair

SXSW, why i attended and marginalized populations