People of ACM - Bulletin Archive

"People of ACM" highlights the unique scientific accomplishments and compelling personal attributes of ACM members who are making a difference in advancing computing as a science and a profession. These bulletins feature ACM members whose personal and professional stories are a source of inspiration for the larger computing community.


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danah boyd (stylized) is a Partner Researcher at Microsoft Research. In 2013, she founded Data & Society, a non-profit research organization that studies the development and governance of new technologies. She is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Georgetown University. Her honors include receiving the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s EFF Pioneer/Barlow Award and being named as one of Forbes America’s “Top 50 Women in Tech.” In her interview, she discusses her research on social media networks and their effect on teens, equity in data, and the role of governance in technology.

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