My name is danah boyd and I'm a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, a Research Assistant Professor in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, and a Fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and 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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Archive

CFP: Public Practices, Social Software: Examining social practices in networked publics

IRB issues covered by NYTimes

announcing two new academic papers

academic humor

if i had a billion dollars

politics of breathing

HICSS: Persistent Conversations

SIMS career fair

Can a Biologist Fix a Radio?

Social Software in the Academy Workshop