rbutr takes second runner up at SydStart’s pitching competition

A little over two weeks ago rbutr was revealed to have made it into the top 10 pitches for SydStart’s pitching tournament. We were very excited to be given the opportunity to pitch on the main stage of SydStart, Sydney’s largest and most important startup conference and expo. That pitch took place on Tuesday the 2nd of […]

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SydStart Pitch Slides

I didn’t get to film my actual pitch on the SydStart second qualifying day, so decided to do a quick version of it on my computer. I think my live version was a bit smoother and came across better, since I had an actual audience to talk to (talking to a computer feels weird). But […]

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Student debt, editing Wikipedia, and healthcare rankings. The best of rbutr #6

Welcome to the slightly-delayed best of rbutr email #6! Click here to subscribe to receive The best of rbutr via email. rbutr makes the internet correct itself. Source Articles Response Articles Technology If Wikipedia editors use private forums to discuss their editing, is that a bad thing? WikipediaSkepticismTechnology Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia project – A […]

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Succeeding as a Startup – Lessons from the EverPix Post Mortem Article

Last week an article did the rounds in the Startup world about the failure of a popular photo-storage system called Everpix. I spent a bit of time reading and thinking about the article, and going through the numbers which the company made available (incomes, expenses, users etc) because this sort of information can be very […]

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Hypothes.is Presentation

Hypothes.is have recently released this presentation they gave at a the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) conference: It is interesting for me to watch Hypothes.is progress while we develop rbutr alongside them. While many people will compare rbutr to Hypothes.is and other annotation services, watching videos like this really helps to show just how different our […]

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Dictionary of Numbers Plugin

Long time supporter and current social media assistant volunteer to rbutr, Phil, recently brought this cool app to my attention, and rightly suggested that rbutr fans might also appreciate it. The app is called the dictionary of numbers, and it provides automated context to numbers as you browse the internet. I won’t repeat what Randall […]

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