Archive for June, 2012

Press Roundup: What’s the Buzz?

Saturday, June 30th, 2012
Press Roundup: What’s the Buzz?

In the beginning of the year we covered our coverage on Quantified Self and Mark Forster’s Getting Things Done blog. There’s been a lot more since then. Here are the highlights... »

Hammers and Chisels

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
Hammers and Chisels

We have a new competitor about to launch: Lift! Their (meta) goal is the same as ours. They want to “eliminate willpower as a factor in achieving goals”. Our approaches, however, are quite opposite. Or at least they have opposite sign. Lift emphasizes in their pre-announcement blog post today that they believe firmly in... »

Portland Seed Fund Demo Day

Monday, June 11th, 2012
Portland Seed Fund Demo Day

Four score and seventeen days ago, we announced our acceptance into the Portland Seed Fund. Today we are proud to announce that we have graduated. To mark the occasion, here for posterity is our demo pitch, verbatim! Jim Huston and Angela Jackson were phenomenal in putting together an amazing demo day, with a packed... »

Birds and the Bees: Chirpify and Beeminder Shack Up

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012
Birds and the Bees: Chirpify and Beeminder Shack Up

We’re often advised that Beeminder should be more social. As a couple of computer nerds we don’t consider that our core competency, but we’ve just taken a step in that direction thanks to Chirpify. You can now add public shame to your derailments! First we should explain what Chirpify is all... »