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:


off to see the wizard

Why Microsoft-only development is foolish business logic

Ambidextrous Magazine

FOO Camp – Are you a werewolf? Yes OR No!?!?

Erin McKeown tonite

reshelving project

ephemeral data

feeds and social bookmarks

pandora: authority-driven music streams

Wikipedia used for viral marketing