Tech Transfer

The new face(s) of computing

If Microsoft is going to be relevant to the next generation of computer users, who better to pay attention to than the leading expert on how the next generation is using social networks?

01 June 2010

It’s rare that you see high-tech research labs employing social scientists, especially those that are interpreting what some think of as trivial social media tools like Twitter, Facebook and MySpace. But that’s exactly what the newly minted Microsoft Research lab in New England did when it hired danah boyd last year.


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