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:


live on NPR

tagging music

Mobile Phones in Japanese Life

the biases of links

FemDefence (modern day chastity belt)

mapping sex in America

finding fascinating flickr clusters


swapping gender on websites (a cognitive game)