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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dystruktshun of inglesh as we no

to remember or to forget? on babies and beer goggles

This Film Is Not Yet Rated

the fabric of elephant society

Henry Jenkins and Convergence Culture

Cognition, cults and ethnography

remix is active consumption not production (when media becomes culture, part 2)

when media becomes culture: rethinking copyright issues