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:


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