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:


Incantations for Muggles

web 1-2-3

SXSW, ICWSM, and Etech

some thoughts on 2007 (advertising, bullying, and mobile)

ephemeral profiles (cuz losing passwords is common amongst teens)

on being virtual

paris and Le Web 3

making net neutrality relevant

open hack day at Yahoo!

geeks and werewolves (some notes on FOO)