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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why I am not going on the academic job market

San Diego mayor backs same-sex marriage

a different approach to medicine

travel schedule from hell, bright white light at the end

social scripts for rituals and ceremonies, of religion and culture

doing “nothing” online

blotchy burns on my legs from my Macbook

SNS visibility norms (a response to Scoble)

controlling your public appearance

confused by Facebook