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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::gulp:: oh shit.

applying to graduate school

Announcing the MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning Initiative

Special Issue of JCMC on Social Network Sites

education and Skywalker Ranch

can i have an -ist please?

no CHI for me

what is vulgar in academia?

more reasons to love Jean Lave

public check-in