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:


Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age

xkcd meets reality

I want to evolve to not hear the cell phone

feeding quasi-“legitimate” trolls in an attention economy

traductions de moi

valuing inefficiencies and unreliability

musing about online social norms

innovative TV ads

doing “nothing” online

quality of Google searches?