Shuttle explosion, vaccination, and police corruption – The best of rbutr #11

Welcome to the 11th edition of the Best of rbutr email! Click here to subscribe to receive The best of rbutr via email. rbutr is peer review for the world wide web Source Articles Response Articles Space Space Tourism, the New Frontier? SpaceSpace tourismTechnology Space Tourism Isn’t Worth Dying For – Wired.com A Rebuttal to […]

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Banksy arrested, ebola scares, irrational atheism. The best of rbutr #9

Welcome to the long awaited 9th instalment of the Best of rbutr email! Click here to subscribe to receive The best of rbutr via email. rbutr provides context and quality assurance to the content discovered on social media and in search. Search first. rbutr second. Source Articles Response Articles Hoaxes The arrest and unveiling of […]

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The best of rbutr…. 26th of May 2014

We’ve been very greedy here at rbutr… Ever since the beginning of this project, Craig and I have received an email for every single rbutr connection submitted to the system. This was set up so we could keep an eye on the quality and number of submissions coming through, but it has had an unintended […]

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New Context Menu Function for rbutr

The last update included a small plugin update which allows you to right click on a link and select “Submit as rebutted by current page” In the example pictured, I have right-clicked on ‘Browse’ in the menu on the rbutr homepage. By choosing the ‘Submit as rebutted by current page’ option I would be indicating […]

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Think Again – rbutr and bursting confirmation bias bubbles talk at a Sydney Atheist meetup.

I have been trying to communicate my vision for rbutr ever since we started working on it – just with differing levels of success. I am definitely making progress in my ability to communicate it, and this talk is my first real presentation where I have tried to communicate the whole vision. It was a […]

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Blog Comments Work Better than rbutr…Well, except for…

Dave Copeland´s review of rbutr in the ReadWriteWeb website concluded that rbutr doesn’t measure up to Blog Comments as a means for discussion, or conveying dissent to an expressed opinion. Happy as I ever am to engage in a debate, it is probably of no surprise that I am going to have to disagree with Dave’s […]

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Volunteers to Add Rebuttals Please?

We have known since the beginning that finding rebuttals is one of the hardest things about getting rbutr started. The very reason I wanted rbutr to exist was because I found a page which I wanted a rebuttal of, but after an hour of blind Google searches and pointless link following, found nothing. Moving from […]

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Promoting Agendas With rbutr

I have been contacting people about rbutr over the past few weeks in an attempt to gauge community interest in the app and to see if anyone will actually use it (probably just about the most important thing when building a new application…) and one particular concern has already been brought to my attention at […]

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Demonstration of the List of Resources!

See how easy it is to use the list of resources to add whole discussions to rbutr! See the list of lists here: http://blog.rbutr.com/2012/02/rebuttal-resources-for-contentious-subjects-seed-rbutr/

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