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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a random shout-out

updated Ani lyrics page

heckle drive

pick me! sxsw voting is open

aggregating the “best of” blog entries

scrabble t-shirt

sex in the MRI

when lies get out of hand

awww… so cute!

“You are bidding on a mistake”