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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Please support No on Prop 8

my views on California propositions (vote NO on 4 and NO on 8)

LiveJournal Academic Research Bibliography

Putting Privacy Settings in the Context of Use (in Facebook and elsewhere)

the final throes

Handheld Learning in London

teens, dating, friendship, and school dances