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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how do hotels work?

::gulp:: oh shit.

announcing two new academic papers

making net neutrality relevant

restructuring my life

UCLA Police Taser a Student

Bush appoints guy to destroy the program he heads

dear corporate marketer

a massage in Venice

social network sites: my definition