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Stanford Ph.D. Academic, professor, inventor, and software professional. Chief scientist at @brave.

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Joined Twitter 4/21/15


Some of the long-awaited work from Brave research, a system we call Themis is finally out in this first in a series… https://t.co/WRFJ1q5kMu
6/26
2020
Our new Sync functionality is available now in our Nightly desktop version for testing, and will be in our general… https://t.co/LEDLAapROB
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6/19
2020
@BrendanEich @rohbhat Sadly, diff privacy is not particularly well-equipped to deal with continuous data release ov… https://t.co/aZwcrgTbwLThe program for the virtual edition of the Crypto Valley Conference 2020 is already available. Check it out… https://t.co/h360K4e0hs
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6/15
2020
Just like before, our work on transactional usage of some of the popular blockchains is inviting a lot of controver… https://t.co/YUXBVSxZi9
6/12
2020
@OneMorePeter Happy to hear your feedback
6/11
2020
Joe Rogan said he used Brave on his recent podcast. Already been watched by 1 million people.… https://t.co/pA8BYudjDu
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsOur updated draft of the controversial preprint “ Revisiting Transactional Statistics of High-scalability Blockchai… https://t.co/SXSbSxclNn
6/4
2020
15.4 million monthly @brave users: https://t.co/e3SmsuiIXL 700,000 verified creators (YouTubers, website operators… https://t.co/KaKWMcktDi
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsBrave browser adds 1.5 million monthly actively users in April and May https://t.co/n8gvWetyBo via @YahooFinance
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6/2
2020
Brave builds privacy-focused video chat right into its browser https://t.co/1OyPyODxQS via @CNET
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5/29
2020
Our Nightly version for North America now features Brave Together, our private and unlimited video calling service… https://t.co/PSCmQiDnyA
Retweeted by Ben Livshits @tokengineering Return-oriented, ROPGreat panel on the future of compoability in DeFi at https://t.co/CeAnGjhp1U this morning; followed by Scaling Web… https://t.co/A7odFLR4lG
5/28
2020
the draft is here https://t.co/2W6YdGpqj8
5/26
2020
@UlfarEr @sweis OuchCongratulation to the Brave research team and our academic collaborators for having our paper "Improving Web Conten… https://t.co/wAUySpSoyc
5/22
2020
@Brave hit 13.9M MAU / 4.8M DAU for April 2020. Getting DAU up for ratio smaller as promised; DAU trend continues i… https://t.co/YnjVu1m5OI
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsFingerprinting protection in Brave improves further https://t.co/WJ9mf4e24l
5/19
2020
Tune in tomorrow to listen to this from Lewis https://t.co/AR2LLOmohC
5/18
2020
You win a limited edition "work"-from-home #CardsAgainstCryptography expansion pack that is definitely not also ava… https://t.co/9yVKN5z0eP
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5/15
2020
Mjolnir is our new open source tool for developers to easily deploy & test Ethereum Permissioned Blockchain impleme… https://t.co/qniLvQYKmM
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5/12
2020
IIRC, 25 years ago, Wednesday, 10-May-1995, I'd just passed the midpoint of the "ten days in May" sprint to create… https://t.co/oUJ3TaEOUY
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5/11
2020
Regarding our recent paper on transactional throughput... https://t.co/CapiM2SLgr
5/7
2020
Join us on Tuesday, May 5th🗓️, at 5AM UTC🕔, for a Live Video AMA with #Binance CEO, @cz_binance and #Brave CEO & Co… https://t.co/kN6TkTJkGj
Retweeted by Ben Livshits @ReadyLayerOne kicking off today! If you haven't seen the agenda ➡️ https://t.co/aCzA7tDVUA Talks from… https://t.co/QpMP0VG5gF
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5/4
2020
#Binance Widget Now Available to All @brave Desktop Browser Users This integration enables millions of people acro… https://t.co/44jufuB0Za
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4/30
2020
@TwiztdPickle @Medium @brave Brands on ad buy side, but on creators side, we have >600K sites, channels, and accoun… https://t.co/RhZVsaNAZj
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4/27
2020
Use Brave Browser. Compared to the other web browsers, doesn't track you and leak a whole bunch of information abou… https://t.co/0NFkh9GIn9
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsOur paper "PERCIVAL: Making In-Browser Perceptual Ad Blocking Practical with Deep Learning" will appear at the Usen… https://t.co/eJKygqXajz
4/25
2020
My slides on "Keeping out the Masses: Understanding the Popularity and Implications of Internet Paywalls". Joint wo… https://t.co/BNM42oJpZk
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsToday's desktop browser update (1.7.92) features integration with the @TAPCOIN Network. Now Brave users can redeem… https://t.co/BiuBgcaHW1
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsWe're supporting #cryptoCOVID19 alongside @TheGivingBlock and @NexoFinance. All proceeds benefit @SavetheChildren.… https://t.co/iC690Obhqj
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4/23
2020
Brave Has Rebuilt Its Browser For A Growing Userbase https://t.co/t6t4V3rljm via @Androidheadline
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4/11
2020
New rebuilt Brave for Android (1.5.120) available for download! It boosts performance with battery savings (5%) + C… https://t.co/X2g8XB4xE0
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4/7
2020
Our paper "Who Filters the Filters: Understanding the Growth, Usefulness and Efficiency of Crowdsourced Ad Blocking… https://t.co/DnMHQjB0Gv
3/31
2020
Our work gets highlighted https://t.co/K2bg7i8GWEAnd now we have this with Binance https://t.co/AKeybJRUF4
3/26
2020
We Know What They've Been Put Through: Revisiting High-scalability Blockchain Transactions https://t.co/egY6BHYQrg
3/14
2020
This is huge! https://t.co/6BwoA5iLme
3/11
2020
Here is our most recent work on DeFi - the paper is on Arxiv https://t.co/Tw5BGCwWETThis work is based on our research papers from years ago! It’s really great to see these ideas materializing are Br… https://t.co/TC4mgJgARD
3/10
2020
Brave beats other browsers in privacy study https://t.co/zjTEVP9S6I
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsBrave is releasing a new form of browser fingerprinting protection, available today in our Nightly version. Our new… https://t.co/c7t3rNAPUB
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3/5
2020
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2/24
2020
To read https://t.co/MPK4OaxY2z
2/22
2020
Some of the work done by our researchers at @brave https://t.co/10J1sUWKlnSome of the work we have been doing at Imprial on weaknesses include DeFi; see https://t.co/g3wi2r6RFY https://t.co/uB4kvvYkR6I'll be talking about my recent paper about Ethereum gas metering at #SBC20 at 19:40UTC today https://t.co/eb2kSuJeYw
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2/20
2020
@BrendanEich @jemenger @badcryptobitch @brave @pes10k Sure -- feel free to DM
2/13
2020
Presenting there in March https://t.co/KQYyL0C8ex
2/12
2020
I just bought gas with a debit card from @UpholdInc, funded by ads I viewed in @brave. Let me repeat that; I just c… https://t.co/7b2rVWs8dn
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2/6
2020
Congrats to @danhper: our paper "Broken Metre: Attacking Resource Metering in EVM" will appear at NDSS"Competition pushes everyone toward being more private by default," said @bcrypt, chief information security office… https://t.co/DpT8QiMa68
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2/3
2020
Brave loads popular web pages 3x to 6x faster, while using about 1/2 the memory and power as well as 1/3 of data (s… https://t.co/DCYH5BnM8z
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1/22
2020
Introducing W3F's Open Grants Program! Allocating resources to projects that are beneficial to advancing Polkadot… https://t.co/phoMX8dVCO
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1/21
2020
Back at #EthCC this year, speaking about blockchain interoperability https://t.co/dRrbuR4HVI
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsIt’s official: “JavaScript: The First 20 Years” by Allen Wirfs-Brock and Brendan Eich has been accepted for the 20… https://t.co/mIr1yRc6J8
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1/15
2020
I just tipped a great new BAT creators charting site, https://t.co/XheNgRRjtS, using the @Brave (see… https://t.co/UouRqmfAfr
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1/9
2020
Brave is actively looking for strong Ph.D.-level summer interns, in Europe and US, with a focus on data privacy, se… https://t.co/5tux7z3d8L
1/2
2019
https://t.co/jmcJv2kcJ0Woot!!! Our paper “Evaluating the End-User Experience of Private Browsing Mode” has been (conditionally) accepted t… https://t.co/LgeiEE8U09
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12/13
2019
Congrats to @Ruba_AbuSalma -- the work she did while at Brave will appear in CHI'20 https://t.co/WHWZd3OA4c
12/11
2019
A reminder for PhD students and young colleagues, just a reminder that you are not defined by your paper (rejection… https://t.co/wPmiZ2hPqs
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12/10
2019
@BenLaurie @bcrypt Happy to have a chat @BenLaurie
11/24
2019
zkSense work is out https://t.co/b66LSqEiUj
11/19
2019
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11/18
2019
Brave is the Internet as it should be. https://t.co/zPVe0JsIKl
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11/16
2019
Brave says 8.7 million people use its privacy-focused browser every month https://t.co/fPyNxSXyyr via @engadget
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsBrave launches version 1.0 of its privacy-focused browser https://t.co/Dp4BT8TQ3t via @techcrunch
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsA big thank you to all our loyal users, community members, and open source contributors: you've been using Brave, s… https://t.co/fnH0t89T5e
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsGreat crowd tonight at @coinscrum https://t.co/xla4g2y2Z0After 4 years, @brave released version 1.0 of its privacy-first browser. iPhone owners now can tap into the Brave a… https://t.co/bPsy7yEB0Q
Retweeted by Ben Livshits"Tired of benefiting big-tech?" https://t.co/sbgqI04HZS
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsBrave browser 1.0 arrives, bringing its privacy-first ads to iPhones and iPads https://t.co/fSBwBXHQXQ via @CNET
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsHuge day at Brave: 1.0 is out, ready for all users! With 3-6x faster browsing, unmatched privacy, and opt-in ads th… https://t.co/f8yVWngdYJ
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsSince @brave ads started a few months ago I’ve generated $56 USD from seeing quality amazon, intel, MarketWatch, Ba… https://t.co/6Fhk3IerSk
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11/13
2019
@slightlylate @tomayac Your "perfection before action" tweet is the only cheap shot in sight. Privacy budgets don't… https://t.co/AOuWREuxEw
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11/12
2019
Please come hear me on Wednesday at @coinscrum https://t.co/L9LWEITKGbJoin our research team: we are looking for ML, Security, Systems Researchers. Reach out to myself, @realhamed ,… https://t.co/6ir3d1G39J
11/11
2019
Brave protects users against many forms of tracking, including fingerprinting. Find out everything about our finger… https://t.co/4DxWDt6EEx
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11/7
2019
Thanks you #House19 https://t.co/Paa7GUm1vkI switched to @brave about six months ago and it's been great! Blocks ads and tracking, and doesn't consume as much… https://t.co/YULdVwtNXm
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11/5
2019
Privacy works better. My colleagues at @Brave, @lukemulks and @DonnyDvorin, have some numbers to share as Brave Ads… https://t.co/G3AiG4HTYQ
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11/4
2019
+300K @Brave verified creators. +@AttentionToken ad utility in-platform for desktop & Android (iOS soon). +$BAT lis… https://t.co/Qmlkdn03Fy
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10/26
2019
Brave ads — the first privacy-first ad platform https://t.co/7Wpv7gKvAJ @BalletCrypto supports BAT — very cool. https://t.co/nK4W7O0Mv2
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10/25
2019
New tests and findings by our research team regarding predicting ad blocker savings. Our models already show a huge… https://t.co/wKj8XxGUtz
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10/21
2019
Folks heading to @sensys_acm 2019 in NY, in addition to @BatterylabD demo and poster from @RanyaAloufi on emotion… https://t.co/Z8KYQMtTf9
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsDue to popular demand, we relase more tickets for our Brave Privacy meetup in London. Thank you all for your massiv… https://t.co/MZXTPDYNeX
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsRead more about our work on programmatic filter list generation for under-served regions and its application on 3 r… https://t.co/dWq3MeacBt
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10/17
2019
We have a new transparency page showing stats of interest to all our @Brave and @AttentionToken fans:… https://t.co/NAuYlB9kuU
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsSome of our recent work mixing VPN with zero knowledge proofs. Full paper here: https://t.co/Ct9vxUrcAY @panpap88https://t.co/VmxJs29CPU
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsCan we fall in love with tech again? Great to chat with @convoluted_code, chief scientist of @brave, which is on a… https://t.co/KyfJyX8YE2
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsNow 8 million monthly active users for Brave, & nearly 400 privacy-preserving ad campaigns (with a stellar 14% clic… https://t.co/4yFJSjagcn
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10/16
2019
If you're in NY this Thursday at StratFest 2019 @4As, our director of business development @lukemulks will be prese… https://t.co/L2JgVdziXX
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10/15
2019
Our November event is nearly sold-out at this point -- thank you for all your interest https://t.co/yBlYvhOPRc
10/14
2019
Please come to Brave privacy meetup in London in mid-November https://t.co/1XontAri9g
10/11
2019
Brave Research unveils zkSense, a novel privacy-preserving mechanism for bot detection in smartphones. zkSENSE leve… https://t.co/yLUfBtpqqp
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10/7
2019

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