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Danah Boyd

  • Kranzberg's first law
  • Systems not good, nor bad, nor neutral
  • Impact of systems intended for particular community but used by another

  • Fear things we don't understand, don't understand technologies

  • i.e. prev. speakers "algorithms writing algorithms"
  • Fear can be employed (govt., media, marketers etc.)
  • Social media - information pipeline, not something we can deal with
  • Anxiousness and fear as a way of capturing audience

  • radical transparency - i.e. FB's privacy rule changes

  • understand our role within the ecosystem
  • technologies shaping public life
  • don't have the time to see the tools we make play out within society
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