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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cat predicts deaths, web folk LOL

Research on Social Network Sites (Take 2)

in-flight newstainment is paid-for advertising

responding to critiques of my essay on class

re: MySpace and sex offenders

Berkman Fellowship

Education.AU = me + Australia

processing Harry Potter

Israeli teen culture

RIP Peter Lyman