danah boyd is a social scientist, leading social media scholar and has been deemed the high priestess of internet friendship by the Financial Times. She is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research, and shares reflections on topics related to her fields on her blog.
Watch danah boyd's conversation with RWJF's Steve Downs.
Why RWJF Cares
In today’s highly digitized and networked society, what it means to be “connected” is constantly changing. danah understands the intersection of technology, society and policy, and can help us understand what this connection means for health.”
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