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The web browser Brave is marketed as a privacy-friendly ad-free alternative, but that's pretty disingenuous.

Brave exists not to protect privacy, but to make money from selling ads.

Brave is a commercial company funded by venture capital. Its business model is selling advertising and cryptocurrency investment.

One of Brave's owners is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund. Thiel is also the head of Palantir ( and on the board of Facebook.

I do not recommend using Brave.


@switchingsocial Brave's founder and CEO (formerly of Mozilla until ousted) donated $1,000 in support of Prop 8 in California, banning marriage equality. Not one penny should go to him.

currently writing a book about pancakes called A Batter Language

did anyone make a A Pattern Language bot yet

seems like a good day to cut some metal off the front of my house

curse the realms of this dogshit planet where it is already april 1 for inflicting this waste of electrons on me

The new borderlands game is just a big untextured model you can look at in vr

would like a True Permadeath mode for a game where it also deletes itself from your steam library entirely

reasons my rabbit thumped: I stopped petting her

I wonder if opengl makes sense to anyone, intuitively

in this weird duality where I am looking forward to rain but also wary of it becoming water that lives inside the hole my house sits on top of

my favorite pastime this last week has been watching snow melt, for real

every winter I wonder about living somewhere without it, but then spring rolls around, and I think I would miss spring meaning something, and the all the associated joys of it

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