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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P!nk: beautiful and political

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medical marijuana

is MySpace safe for predators?

Vizster on Numb3rs

haunting secrets

on being notable in Wikipedia

sex in the MRI

why i oppose HR 4437

teen digital outreach programs