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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podcasting: connecting directly via naming and practice

ah, the magical touch

dr. toast : oz so late – music to chill to

Lessig working to end child abuse

vacation + plea to unix geeks

categorization negatively affects memory

post secret

16 hours

programming an exam, teaching theory