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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Why rbutr must share misinformation…

Yes, you read that heading right. We admit to sharing misinformation over rbutr. We admit that things which we know are not true, are being shared with people who may have never encountered the erroneous claims and arguments. We admit it, and we stand by the claim that it is absolutely necessary. Necessary for what? Necessary […]

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rbutr is Now Available on Firefox

You can now download rbutr for Firefox from our homepage. Thank you for your patience waiting for this expansion to be released, it was important that we got some core steps right before expanding to other browsers. We are now well positioned to continue expanding to Safari and Internet Explorer. This expansion to Firefox was […]

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Wooaahhh… Long time, no update.

Thanks to the recent month spent travelling through the USA attending conferences, visiting national parks and presenting rbutr to crowds of people, I really haven’t provided any updates for a while, and a lot has been happening. Major Plugin Update First of all, because of my workshop at TAM2013, we rushed out a major plugin […]

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New Record Broken and Second Record Matched! Most Links, Most People Adding Links

We broke and matched two records yesterday for two of our most important metrics. We had a total of 45 links added in the one day, and they were all added by 7 different people, beating our past record of 35 links, and matching the 7 which we have reached twice previously. Measuring Activities Which […]

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Over 2000 Rebuttals…

Another small milestone on our way to reforming the internet in to a responsible place where people can gather information without being mentally abused by clever story tellers with no substance behind their words! We just broke 2000 claim-rebuttal links in our database! Not bad at all considering that finding rebuttals is still the hardest […]

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Our First Rebuttal to Reach 100 Rebuttings!

100 pages rebutted by a single rebuttal. A small milestone, but an important point of demonstration for the power of rbutr – now can the rebutted side reply? Can they undo all of the work with one well placed argument? View the 100 sources to 1 rebuttal page Thanks to the tireless work of one […]

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TAM2012 Presentation – Professional Edition!

I posted my hand-held camera version of the talk I gave in Tim Farley’s workshop on Crowdsourced Skepticism last year shortly after it happened. Well the official recording of the entire workshop came out recently, so here it is: My 15 minutes is the very last thing in the workshop if you wanted to watch […]

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rbutr Newsletter Number 5

Wow! rbutr has had an incredible month since our last newsletter. We have more than quadrupled our membership base, made significant increases in the number of rebuttals and requested rebuttals in our system, attracted international press coverage, and released a few major upgrades to rbutr, with a couple more just around the corner. As a […]

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Adopt-A-Blogger

Adopt-A-Blogger is a rbutr initiative to identify bloggers, columnists and other content creators who regularly write quality rebuttals and contrarian pieces, and organise a group of volunteers to add the rebuttals created by those individuals to rbutr as soon as possible after publishing. The goal is to get the rebuttals in front of the readers […]

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