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03 Apr, 2021

danah boyd on Democracy's Data Infrastructure

BCNM alum and media academic danah boyd co-authored an essay with Dan Bouk for the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University titled, "Democracy's Data Infrastructure."  Read more

01 Mar, 2021

danah boyd & Gail De Kosnik on the New Normal

danah boyd & Gail De Kosnik were featured in an article from the Pew Research Center and Elon University on Imagining the Internet, predicting how technology, climate change, and politics will effect a post-Covid-19 world. Read more

16 Dec, 2020

danah boyd on Why the US Govt Needs a VP of Engineering Not a CTO

danah boyd recently wrote an article on Linkedin titled "The US Federal Government Needs a VP of Engineering, not a CTO." Read more

02 Dec, 2020

danah boyd on Philanthropy's Techno-Solutionism Problem

danah boyd recently wrote a paper titled "Philanthropy’s Techno-Solutionism Problem" for the Knight Foundation. Read more

30 Nov, 2020

BCNM Around the Web December

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this December! Read more

06 Nov, 2020

BCNM Around the Web November 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this November! Read more

24 Jun, 2020

danah boyd on Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship

The Commission's final report was recently released, recommending ways to "help the nation emerge as a more resilient democracy by 2026." Read more

20 Feb, 2020

BCNM Around the Web February 2020

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our faculty and alumni in February 2020! Read more

03 Feb, 2020

danah boyd on Privacy in the 2020 Census

danah boyd investigates the US Census Bureau's approach to "differential privacy" and its implications for data products. Read more

30 Jan, 2020

danah boyd on Data Voids

Alum danah boyd recently released a Data & Society report titled "Data Voids: Where Missing Data Can Easily Be Exploited" in collaboration with Michael Golebiewski of Microsoft. Read more

28 Jan, 2020

danah boyd on Behind the Tech with Kevin Scott

Alum danah boyd recently appeared on the Microsoft podcast "Behind the Tech with Kevin Scott," discussing technology and the potential dangers that come with a "move fast and break things" mentality. Read more

04 Jan, 2020

cNet names danah boyd One of 30 Personalities Who Defined the 2010s

CNET's list of the larger-than-life innovators and important influencers of the last 10 years includes alum, Data & Society founder, danah boyd. Read more

02 Jan, 2020

danah boyd on Owning Ethics in Silicon Valley

Alum danah boyd with Emmanuel Moss and Jacob Metcalf published on corporate logics, Silicon Valley, and the Institutionalization of ethics. Read more

24 Dec, 2019

danah boyd Publishes Balancing Data Utility and Confidentiality in the 2020 US Census

A new living document by danah boyd explains how differential privacy works in the context of the US Census and illuminates key conversationsmisunderstandings, and anxieties surrounding this disclosure avoidance system. Read more

20 Dec, 2019

BCNM Around the Web December 2019

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our faculty, students, and alumni! Read more

18 Dec, 2019

danah boyd Publishes on Networked Media Ecosystems

Is media silence as powerful in shaping public discussion as deliberate rhetoric? If so, do editorial boards need to strategically amplify certain speech? Read more

18 Oct, 2019

Call for Participation: Contested Data

Alum danah boyd and Dan Bouk are running an incredible workshop at Data & Society. Application deadline: November 25, 2019. Read more

16 Oct, 2019

BCNM around the Web October 2019

More in the media from faculty Ken Goldberg and Koci Hernandez; and alumni Trevor Paglen, danah boyd, Jen Schradie, Tiffany Ng, Ritwik Banerji, Bo Ruberg, and Jane McGonigal.  Read more

25 Sep, 2019

danah boyd Named EFF Barlow Recipient

BCNM alum danah boyd was recognized as a 2019 EFF Barlow 'Trailblazing Technology Scholar'  Read more