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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As a woman, I’m offended.

with great privilege comes great responsibility

MacArthur’s Digital Media & Learning Competition

“Born Digital” by John Palfrey and Urs Gasser

Dionysus and the Amethyst Initiative

I want my Olympics 2.0-style

health update

answers to bizarre questions

delectable brain floss?

knol: content w/out context, collaboration, capital, or coruscation