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.

Relevant links:


Who clicks on ads? (Revisited with data)

Discover Magazine video of moi

just because we can, doesn’t mean we should

Pew on teen social media practices (with interesting bits on class)

“Information Access in a Networked World”

my role in a marketer’s dream

For the record: I do not go to UCLA…. or to CalTech

knowledge access as a public good

“Film and the Audience of Tomorrow”

maps + tech companies