danah boyd

Data & Society Research Institute

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36 West 20th Street

11th Floor

New York, , NY 10011

United States

http://www.datasociety.net

Microsoft Research

Researcher

One Memorial Drive, 12th Floor

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

http://research.microsoft.com/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Six Provocations for Big Data

A Decade in Internet Time: Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society, September 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2012
danah boyd and Kate Crawford
Data & Society Research Institute and Microsoft Research
Downloads 44,548 (20)
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Big Data, methodology, sociology, computer science, analysis

Why Youth (Heart) Social Network Sites: The Role of Networked Publics in Teenage Social Life

YOUTH, IDENTITY, AND DIGITAL MEDIA, David Buckingham, ed., The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2008 , Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2007-16
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Dec 2009
danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 15,278 (175)
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social network sites, teenagers, MySpace, networked publics

Why Youth (Heart) Social Network Sites: The Role of Networked Publics in Teenage Social Life

YOUTH, IDENTITY, AND DIGITAL MEDIA, David Buckingham, ed., The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 584 (41,753)
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social network sites, teenagers, MySpace, networked publics

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Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies

A Decade in Internet Time: Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society, September 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Data & Society Research Institute and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 12,734 (245)
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Facebook, privacy, youth, teens, social media, ethnography, cultural studies

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The Drama! Teen Conflict, Gossip, and Bullying in Networked Publics

A Decade in Internet Time: Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society, September 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Alice E. Marwick and danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 7,958 (595)
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drama, bullying, gender, internet, aggression, teens, youth

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Police Body-Worn Cameras

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Feb 2015
Data & Society Research Institute, Data & Society Research Institute and Data & Society Research Institute
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surveillance, body cameras, police, civil rights, data, Michael Brown, Evidence.com, Taser, footage, bias, interpretation, justice

6.

Situating Methods in the Magic of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

Communication Monographs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Sep 2017
M. C. Elish and danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 1,104 (17,319)

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Methodology, Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, Epistemology, Ethnography

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Taken Out of Context: American Teen Sociality in Networked Publics

Number of pages: 406 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 601 (40,842)
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social media, teenagers, social network sites, Facebook, MySpace, ethnography

8.

Workplace Surveillance

Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 492 (52,631)

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Workplace surveillance, networked, employment, resistance, digital labor, knowledge economy

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Response to FCC Notice of Inquiry 09-94: Empowering Parents and Protecting Children in an Evolving Media Landscape

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2010-02, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 10-19
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2014
John G. Palfrey, Urs Gasser and danah boyd
Harvard Law School, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 490 (52,878)

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online behavior, social media, education, privacy, risk

10.

Understanding Fair Labor Practices in a Networked Age

Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Tamara Kneese, Alex Rosenblat and danah boyd
University of San Francisco, Data & Society Research Institute and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 243 (117,853)

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Labor, Rights, Networked, Discrimination, Union, data, technology

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Algorithmic Accountability

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 242 (118,354)

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algorithm, accountability, big data, data ethics, transparency, data practices

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Predicting Human Behavior

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 188 (151,486)

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predictive analytics, privacy harms, big data

13.

Networked Employment Discrimination

Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 31 Dec 2014
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 173 (162,478)

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scoring society, employment algorithms, fairness, big data

14.

Data & Civil Rights: Education Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2015
Independent, University of California, Los Angeles, Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Data & Society Research Institute, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 166 (168,395)

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education technology, edtech, big data, data analytics, inequity, MOOCs, inBloom, privacy

15.

Data & Civil Rights: Criminal Justice Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Data & Society Research Institute, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 137 (197,510)

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predictive policing, data mining, data analytics, criminal justice, disparate impact, sentencing algorithms, big data

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What You Must Know to Help Combat Youth Bullying, Meanness, and Cruelty

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2013-5
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Jan 2013
danah boyd and John G. Palfrey
Data & Society Research Institute and Harvard Law School
Downloads 137 (197,510)

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How the COPPA, as Implemented, is Misinterpreted by the Public: A Research Perspective

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2010-12
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
danah boyd, Urs Gasser and John G. Palfrey
Data & Society Research Institute, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Harvard Law School
Downloads 123 (214,937)

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Data & Civil Rights: Technology Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2014
Cornell University, Data & Society Research Institute, Data & Society Research Institute, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 121 (217,637)

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Data, metadata, big data, database, aggregation, algorithms, machine learning, data mining

19.

Data Supply Chains

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Tamara Kneese, Alex Rosenblat and danah boyd
University of San Francisco, Data & Society Research Institute and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 111 (231,826)

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supply chains, data, big data, ownership, remedy, data transfer, data practices, data commercialization

20.

Understanding Intelligent Systems

Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014: Data-Centric Technological Development in the Workforce
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 101 (247,627)

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dystopian, disruption, robots, intelligent systems, jobs

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Data & Civil Rights: Employment Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2015
Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Data & Society Research Institute, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 90 (267,010)

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employment data, hiring algorithms, big data, disparate impact, discrimination, data-driven, scoring, labor, workforce

22.

Technologically Mediated Artisanal Production

Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Tamara Kneese, Alex Rosenblat and danah boyd
University of San Francisco, Data & Society Research Institute and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 69 (312,299)

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artisanal, DIY, maker, 3D printing, fair labor, future of work

23.

Computers Can’t Give Credit: How Automatic Attribution Falls Short in an Online Remixing Community

ACM CHI 2011, May 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 May 2011
Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research - Redmond, University of Washington - Department of Communication, Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research New England and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 67 (317,177)

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remixing, attribution, credit-giving, user-generated content, online communities

24.

Data & Civil Rights: Health Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Data & Society Research Institute, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 64 (324,963)

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patient data, privacy, big data, data practices, sensitive data, privacy

25.

Data & Civil Rights: Housing Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 23 May 2015
Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Data & Society Research Institute, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 63 (327,609)

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housing data, big data, discrimination, inequities, data practices

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Data & Civil Rights: Consumer Finance Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Data & Society Research Institute, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 58 (341,146)

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predictive algorithms, finance, fair housing, oversight, accountability, credit-scoring, discrimination

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Inequalities and Asymmetries

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Tamara Kneese, Alex Rosenblat and danah boyd
University of San Francisco, Data & Society Research Institute and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 57 (344,048)

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data analytics, data inequality, information asymmetry, asymmetric power, big data

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Inferences & Connections

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 42 (392,406)

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inferences, connections, behavioral patterns, big data, relational networks

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Interpretation Gone Wrong

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and danah boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 31 (435,561)

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contextual awareness, big data, data analysis, transparency, data interpretation

30.

Fairness and Abstraction in Sociotechnical Systems

ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT*), Vol. 1, No. 1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Nov 2018
Data & Society Research Institute, Data & Society Research Institute, Haverford College, University of Utah and Princeton University
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Fairness-Aware Machine Learning, Sociotechnical Systems, Interdisciplinary