Triangular Beeminding; Or, Drink Less, Using the Power of Triangles

Friday, February 27, 2015
By David R. MacIver
Bees in a triangle

One of my vices is that I drink a bit too much. Not to the level where I have a problem, but it would be strictly better if I cut out about 2 or 3 of the drinks I have in a typical week. This seems like an obvious use case for Beeminder. I’ve previously beeminded units of alcohol consumption and concluded that, measured as a total number of units per week, I’m completely... »

Beeminder ♥ Epson

Friday, February 6, 2015
By dreeves
3 Epson wearable quantified self devices

Another official integration! We’re so proud to be one of a handful of launch partners for Epson’s entry into the Quantified Self / wearables market: Runsense and Pulsense. As a welcome to Epson users new to Beeminder, we’ll start with our usual recap. For Beeminder regulars who don’t already... »

Bucketminding

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
By dreeves
A bucket with bees painted on it next to a ruler

In which Danny dispenses advice on beeminding your bucket list. This first came up in the context of maniac weeks but don’t stop reading if you think those are idiotic! It’s about how to make sure... »


Pomodoro Poker

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
By dreeves
Whiteboad at the beehive

Last week Bee talked about Tocks. That’s our neologism for 45-minute pomodoros, as well as our characteristically over-engineered system for minding them. She listed some gamification-y tips for effective tocking and assured everyone that all our other ideas involved money. That of course included beeminding tocks, as discussed last time, and certainly includes... »

Tocks

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
By bsoule
Bee kitchen timer

If you’re reading the Beeminder blog there’s a 95% chance you know about the Pomodoro Technique. The idea is to decide... »

Beeminder ♥ Sleep as Android

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By bsoule
Sleepy android + Beeminder Bee in a sleeping cap.

Another integration! And one that I personally use daily (well, nightly). Sleep as Android ... »