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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i came, i went…

@ Blogher

what everyone should know about blog depression

A Psychiatric Clinic for Abused Cuddly Toys

if a backchannel exists in the woods….

fandango – never good to go

social networks and drug networks

issues in quotation and citation

some transparency

Privacy is a Privilege