Improving Critical Thinking Through Exposure to Critical Analysis – A research project

Shortly before our 5th birthday last week I was updating our About Us page to bring it in line with our new approaches and changes that have happened over the last few years (yes, it has been that long since I last updated it). In working my way through the new About Us page I […]

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Updates to the Support rbutr page

The support rbutr page has just been updated to reflect the changes we have undergone recently. It now has a much stronger focus on volunteer efforts, and mentions the intention to run a crowdfunding campaign in the near future. If you’d like to help organise the crowdfunding campaign with us, please get in touch. Crowdfunding […]

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Reddit reply bot, Facebook integration, Grants, and Other updates

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Reddit Reply Bot Thanks to some work by Thomas, we have recently reactivated the Reddit reply bot. We have identified a few potential improvements to it and hope to implement them over the coming weeks or months. You can see them in our Trello board. Remember, everyone is free to participate, so if you want to work […]

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rbutr’s Growth Plan – How to get rbutr to the masses.

Craig and I began working on rbutr early in 2012. We’ve never made an income from it, nor sought investment, instead attempting to work within our means. From our passion for this project, with the help of some amazing supporters, we got a lot done in a short amount of time. About two years after […]

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Angry? I sure am. Join me and fight for a better future with rbutr

In the light of the post-truth world we now seem to live in, I feel I have no option but to put every resource I have into ensuring the world gets an internet which automatically fights back against misinformation and filter bubbles, and helps promote critical thinking to future generations. I don’t think rbutr will […]

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Making rbutr Open Source

After no small amount of deliberation and consideration, we have decided to make rbutr’s code open source. In order for this to happen we will need one or more people willing to take on the responsibility of ensuring the quality of rbutr’s code is maintained, and new developments do not break the system. Making rbutr open […]

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Sex, revolution and warp drive technology. It’s been a crazy week at rbutr. The best of rbutr #5

Welcome to our fifth instalment of The Best of rbutr. Click here to subscribe to receive The best of rbutr via email. It is always better to be unsure, than to be sure but wrong.Why rbutr must share misinformation Source Articles Response Articles Politics What did the Las Vegas shooters believe in? Whose revolution were […]

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After You Submit a Rebuttal, Try Letting the Author(s) Know

We have known for a long time that getting rebuttal authors and debunkers on board with rbutr is an important way forward for the rbutr project. The faster we can get rebuttals into rbutr, the better chance we have of stopping the spread of misinformation. Therefore, having the authors submit their work as soon as […]

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Any Designers Want to Help Design a Killer Flyer for rbutr?

I will be shortly posting some flyers around Sydney universities for the start of the new year  because I of course think that rbutr will be very helpful for the students. In order to do this though, I will need some flyers. I have had a quick go at designing some myself, but as you […]

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Donate Button Now Available

People have been asking us whether they can donate to rbutr ever since we started working on it – and the whole time the answer has been no. We hadn’t set anything up, and didn’t think there would be enough interest in donating to rbutr to take the time to set something up. But several […]

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