The 15th European Skeptics Congress, Stockholm

On the 22nd of August I flew from the UK to Sweden to attend the European Skeptics Congress in Stockholm. The first morning of the conference had Hans Rosling, international superstar of statistics, giving a talk on demographics and public perception vs reality. I was fortunate enough to have a long chat with Hans after […]

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rbutr USA Trip Part 3 – Wrapping it all up

I have had to cut short this series of posts because it was taking up too much of my time to write them, and seriously, you all know that I have more important things to be working on….  So here is the conclusion of our USA trip, as quickly and efficiently as I can present […]

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rbutr USA Trip – Part 2

Following on from our time in Colorado with the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, we headed out from the Rockies, travelling west towards Las Vegas for the whole reason we were on this trip; The Amazing Meeting 2013. Crossing The Rockies We left our campsite early the next morning (Monday 8th July) and […]

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rbutr’s USA Trip – Part 1

After an epic one month trip, I am now back in the UK. Over the last month I have stayed at the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science headquarters, spoken on the main stage at The Amazing Meeting, attended the 33rd International Conference on Critical thinking, spoke at reason4reason in San Francisco, and visited […]

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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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The rbutr Twitter-Reply Widget Is Now Twice as Awesome!

Significant upgrades have been released for our twitter-reply widget. You need to check it out. Upgrades include: Tweets sorted by reach Tweets already replied to are removed from the list The reply tweet is constructed to fit the character limit AND include as many retweeters as possible, for maximum reach These changes are really quite […]

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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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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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the internet now has a kind minnesota – Think Again’s Automatic Captions

I just had a look at rbutr’s promotional video’s automatic captions on Youtube. I thought they were worth a blog post…. Have you noticed on the internet how people can say is just about anything and people will believe them? Women be great if you can get the tears the whole truth from anywhere pinch her brother […]

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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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