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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Descartes 2.0

sloppy speech acts

AIM Fight

damn AIM caps

teens bullying via IM and blogs

presence in IM

life without IM

buddyzoo in nytimes


more on IMing