Danah Boyd

Microsoft Research

Researcher

One Memorial Drive, 12th Floor

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

http://research.microsoft.com/

Georgetown University

3520 Prospect St NW

Suite 311

Washington, DC 20057

United States

Data & Society Research Institute

Founder

36 West 20th Street

11th Floor

New York, , NY 10011

United States

http://www.datasociety.net

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

32

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70

CROSSREF CITATIONS

91

Scholarly Papers (32)

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
Microsoft Research and AI Now Institute
Downloads 53,181 (29)
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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
Microsoft Research
Downloads 20,055 (187)
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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
Microsoft Research
Downloads 829 (40,754)
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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
Microsoft Research and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 15,912 (310)
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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 9,287 (836)

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drama, bullying, gender, internet, aggression, teens, youth

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Fairness and Abstraction in Sociotechnical Systems

2019 ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT*), 59-68
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2020
UCLA School of Law, Microsoft Research, Haverford College, University of Utah and Princeton University
Downloads 4,283 (3,171)
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Fairness-Aware Machine Learning, Sociotechnical Systems, Interdisciplinary

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 3,305 (4,946)
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surveillance, body cameras, police, civil rights, data, Michael Brown, Evidence.com, Taser, footage, bias, interpretation, justice

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Situating Methods in the Magic of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

Communication Monographs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Sep 2017
Madeleine Clare Elish and Danah Boyd
Google Inc. and Microsoft Research
Downloads 2,561 (7,479)
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Methodology, Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, Epistemology, Ethnography

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,822 (12,947)
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Workplace surveillance, networked, employment, resistance, digital labor, knowledge economy

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Taken Out of Context: American Teen Sociality in Networked Publics

Number of pages: 406 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
Danah Boyd
Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,298 (21,739)
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social media, teenagers, social network sites, Facebook, MySpace, ethnography

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Differential Privacy in the 2020 Decennial Census and the Implications for Available Data Products

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jul 2019
Danah Boyd
Microsoft Research
Downloads 659 (56,011)
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census, differential privacy, statistics, demography

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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
Harvard Law SchoolHarvard Law School, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Microsoft Research
Downloads 622 (60,289)

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online behavior, social media, education, privacy, risk

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Differential Perspectives: Epistemic Disconnects Surrounding the US Census Bureau’s Use of Differential Privacy

Harvard Data Science Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2022
Danah Boyd and Jayshree Sarathy
Microsoft Research and Harvard University
Downloads 596 (63,677)

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epistemology, science & technology studies, differential privacy, census

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 547 (70,960)
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algorithm, accountability, big data, data ethics, transparency, data practices

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 405 (101,521)
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scoring society, employment algorithms, fairness, big data

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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, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 352 (118,988)
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education technology, edtech, big data, data analytics, inequity, MOOCs, inBloom, privacy

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 346 (121,219)
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Labor, Rights, Networked, Discrimination, Union, data, technology

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 261 (162,544)

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predictive analytics, privacy harms, big data

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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 UniversityMicrosoft Research, Data & Society Research Institute, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 241 (175,682)
Citation 1

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

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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, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 175 (235,134)
Citation 1

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

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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
Microsoft Research, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Harvard Law SchoolHarvard Law School
Downloads 171 (239,768)

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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
Microsoft Research and Harvard Law SchoolHarvard Law School
Downloads 150 (267,310)

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 139 (283,861)

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

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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, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 133 (293,547)
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employment data, hiring algorithms, big data, disparate impact, discrimination, data-driven, scoring, labor, workforce

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 129 (300,527)
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dystopian, disruption, robots, intelligent systems, jobs

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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, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 95 (370,652)
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patient data, privacy, big data, data practices, sensitive data, privacy

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 94 (373,194)

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

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 91 (380,787)
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artisanal, DIY, maker, 3D printing, fair labor, future of work

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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, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 88 (388,695)

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

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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, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 84 (399,704)

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

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 81 (408,324)

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

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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 Microsoft Research
Downloads 55 (498,148)

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

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