Some New Art for rbutr

As you may be able to see, we have just had some awesome art done for the rbutr promotional material. A friend introduced me to Rhian, the designer of these images, and he has been so easy to work with, so perfectly on the ball with regards to understanding out needs and vision, and just […]

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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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New Tweet Reply Widget Coming Soon!

Edit: We have just released a proto-version of this feature. We will update its look and add a couple more functions to it tomorrow. To see it in action, visit the Browse page, and click on the Chain Image (with ‘View’ or ‘D’ next to it) in order to see the Link page. This page […]

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More People Browsing, Voting and Submitting Rebuttals Than Ever Before

With just over two weeks since we launched the new website design, I am happy to report that things are looking really good. It sure seems like more people are browsing the rebuttals, voting on more of them, and submitting more than ever. Our sorting algorithm for the browse page seems to be working pretty […]

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An Open Letter to Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye and Adam Savage

This is an open letter to Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye and Adam Savage, because I would really love to have their support, and hopefully, with a bit of a community push, the emails which I have sent them won’t end up lost in their endless stream of emails from adoring fans. I have emailed […]

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Read Rebuttals, Get Kittens.

Yep, its true. And scientific too! (somewhat…) Prompted by scientific research, we have added a new feature which is of crucial importance to the success of rbutr: Pictures of cute baby animals. Now, whenever you click to visit a rebuttal, you will be shown a random picture of a cute baby animal, like these:   […]

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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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General Update

Things might look a little quiet around here lately, but that is because everything is happening behind the scenes at the moment! We’re in the final stages of developing a new animated video which briefly explains what rbutr is, to be placed on our homepage and used for marketing rbutr to the world. We are […]

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Token Skeptic Podcast Interview now out

Kylie Sturgess spent some time with me over Skype a short while ago for her podcast Token Skeptic. The interview  just came out the other day. An edited version of the interview also came out on the UK based ‘The Pod Delusion’ podcast back at the end of September. I’m really happy with the way […]

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