danah boyd is a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research, a Research Assistant Professor in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School, a Fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales. I am an academic and a scholar and my research examines social media, youth practices, tensions between public and private, social network sites, and other intersections between technology and society.
Here are danah's first five...
"I'm a news junkie and I start each day with news that comes from people whose perspectives I either agree with or value. (Later in the day, I look for news that conflicts with my point of view. But I don't want to begin my day that way."
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