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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IRB issues covered by NYTimes

calling Steve Jobs an opportunist

musing on making things real

Facebook’s little digital gift

DOPA is back under a new title

a random shout-out

Los Angeles is green!

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about those walled gardens

i can see