Should You Beemind The Moving Average?

Friday, March 20, 2015
By dreeves
Graph from the Hacker's Diet showing raw data with moving average overlaid

This was tied for the most popular topic for us to write about in a mini straw poll of the daily beemail readers. I decided to blog it instead because a surprising number of people have proposed this ... »

Beeminder ♥ Garmin

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
By bsoule
Garmin wearable quantified self devices

Another official integration! We’re so excited to be integrating with Garmin, one of the biggest and oldest names in wearable computey things! As a welcome to Garmin users new to Beeminder, we’ll start with our usual recap. If you’re just eager to get your beloved Garmin device connected to Beeminder,... »

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... »