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News discussion in structured data

Jobs at Fiskkit

Fiskkit is building on online discussion that mechanically favors facts, logic and civility. We turn discussion into structured data, which gives us the ability to *fact-check all online news, in real time* and filter trolling to make comments not just tolerable, but productive and enjoyable. By creating a detailed discussion of each article, Fiskkit can pinpoint strengths and weaknesses of fact, logic and civility. By analyzing reader comments, we provide a "Wikipedia-style" reference page for any article on the net, showing the flaws in any article, line by line. By putting discussions into structured data, we can also suppress trolling without resorting to censorship. Come ask us how we do all this. Try the public beta at fiskkit.com, and click on the demo video. Fiskkit is preparing for a roll-out this summer. Stay tuned!! The Fiskkit team is passionate about creating the best possible place for people to come together and talk about what matters, relying on smart mechanics instead of our better angels to cut through trolling and BS. If you care about making the world a better place, and are looking for a scrappy startup with the ability to change the relationship between people and information forever, drop us a line.
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Designer

Designer for intellectually honest discourse

Fiskkit is looking for a multi-talented visual and UX designer to help us make intellectually honest discussion online as simple and intuitive as possible.

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Fiskkit is a platform for in-line news commenting that "turns discourse into data," making the discussion more useful, factual, pr...

Engineering

Backend Developer for Intellectually Honest Discourse

Posted 1 month ago

Seeking skilled developer comfortable with data to power critical article scraping, analysis algorithms and core site scalability.

Responsibilities:

Build and own REST APIs
Optimize scraping to support accurate article data.

Engineering

Frontend Developer for Intellectually Honest Discourse

Responsibilities

Design and build front end interfaces
Keep the front-end lean and fast
Write high quality, well tested code
Research new front-end technologies and help drive innovation
Work closely with the Product team to design and develop best-in-class UI
Work collaboratively with the back...

Management

CTO for Intellectually Honest Discourse

Looking for lead the technical team for a new social media platform with the potential to fact-check all online news in real time.

The qualified individual should be ready to commit themselves to a difficult journey to hold liars, BS artists, politicians, trolls, pundits and general a-holes to a...

Marketing

Growth Hacker for Good - Intellectually Honest Discourse

Fiskkit is a mission-driven startup developing the best possible online discussion - one that favors facts, logic and civility - and incorporates the latest social science and UX research to achieve that goal. And as a byproduct of that discussion, we believe we can fact-check all online news in ...