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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safe havens for hate speech are irresponsible

musing on making things real

spatial nature of MySpace

digital mirrors

Mac mini for the masses

Announcing the Apple iProduct

google suggest and traces

Cobot and Data that Matters

Google Scholar

Happy Birthday Internet