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:


when media becomes culture: rethinking copyright issues

mainstream-ification and podcasting

cruises for evacuees

porn distribution on Friendster and MySpace

Why Web2.0 Matters, Round Two

YASNS by any other name

animated boinking on furniture

an update

quote of the day

Pledge-a-Picket at Planned Parenthood