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:


Bernie Hogan: “Networking in Everyday Life”

Seeking: Boston-based developer for prototyping work with moi

a random act of kindness

it’s time for SXSW!!

“Social Media is Here to Stay… Now What?”

I want to evolve to not hear the cell phone

when research is de-contextualized

feature requests for my blog