Jack Paulus has degrees in Computer Science
and Cognitive Engineering and significant work experience in the online
services industry centered around the design, development,
and use of message boards. From this experience came the realization that
there must be a better way to have a rational discussion online that
overcomes the standard problems of digression, irrationality,
and repetitive posting. Realizing that these problems stem from the
combination of prose combined with a flow of information that is always
directed away from the discussion, he created a new method of online
communication released in 2005 that overcomes these problems by breaking
topics down into their constituent parts combined with the ability to have
critique/rebuttal conversations (through revision) on any of these points.
This tool is free and can be found at:
more info on this technique on
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