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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OMG. I have my PhD! OMG!!!!!

Warning: Email Sabbatical is Imminent .. and other random thoughts

CVS refused to fill my prescription; is this legal?

the final throes

Handheld Learning in London

I will be joining Microsoft Research in January

health update

answers to bizarre questions

medical update

seeking a productive relationship with medicine and the Internet