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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December social software events

at Diebold we’re changing democracy, one vote at a time

the fabric of elephant society

suckage explained

guess who can’t vote in LA? vs. bookmarks

Prop 83: Sex Offenders is not what it seems. SAY NO!

Announcing the MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning Initiative

this video is important

pre-election cynicism