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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this is your mouse brain on drugs

Blogher has begun

DOPA passed

aggregating the “best of” blog entries

an ode to a math teacher: benevolent dictators and urban tribes

best of?

furniture for sale

feigning injuries for insurance companies

from architecture to urban planning: technology development in a networked age

education and Skywalker Ranch