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:


drug dangerousness ranking

this is your mouse brain on drugs

medical marijuana

framing the discourse of drugs and death

Survival of the druggies

ADD and nicotine


Erowid(s) bio/history

drugs, drugs and more drugs

raver aesthetic