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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haunting secrets

from the future looking backwards

defining religion

memories: capturing vs. creating

the demons

fun party invitations

God will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger

on books

drowning during Halloween in the Castro

san francisco housing market