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.

Relevant links:


Harvard Business Review Case Commentary: “We Googled You” (newly interactive)

“Film and the Audience of Tomorrow”

“Significance of Social Software” in BlogTalks Reloaded

“Digital Handshakes on Virtual Receiving Lines”

Cannes Film Festival

Just The Facts About Online Youth Victimization

quality of Google searches?

dystruktshun of inglesh as we no

dysfunctional product design: Apple MagSafe Airline Adapter

social network sites: public, private, or what?