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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Postdoctoral Researchers, Microsoft Research

Bernie Hogan: “Networking in Everyday Life”

“From MySpace to Hip Hop: New Media In the Everyday Lives of Youth” public forum

curing the ills of sociology

Where HCI comes from (and where it might go)

open-access is the future: boycott locked-down academic journals

Suzanne Briet: madame documentation and librarian extraordinaire

Santa meets the IRB

Vodafone Receiver #18

NYC talk April 13 w/ Ethan Zuckerman and Trebor Scholz