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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long tail camp and web2.0 humor

designing for life stages

Facebook and MySpace used as site of mourning/memory

friendster is *finally* going to charge

pre-election party

if i had a billion dollars

Stanford at iTunes

my Friendster publications

“you can’t blog this”

articles on tagging (help?)