Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Our esteemed cofounder, Bethany Soule, gave a talk at the 2013 Global Quantified Self conference in San Francisco.
We just got the video of it and wanted to share it with you, along with a transcript and the slides.
See also our previous
Quantified Self interview from 2011
our previous Quantified Self talk from 2012.
Sunday, January 12th, 2014
I originally wrote this as a
and everyone seemed to love it, so I’ve blogged it for the rest of the world to see.
I do realize how vaguely self-serving this advice is.... »
Monday, December 23rd, 2013
It’s that season again.
This time last year, Philip Hellyer
urged us to get a jump on our resolutions.
This year, we’re proud to have him officially part of the Beeminder team.
New Years Resolutions are ridiculous.
Your current delusionally euphoric self... »
Thursday, November 21st, 2013
UPDATE: A revised and updated version of this article is now on Messy Matters.
It’s amazing where one trivial user-visible improvement per day will eventually get you to.
We’ve made 1000 user-visible improvements (UVIs) to
Saturday, October 12th, 2013
Yo-yo-yo! We’re two! So perhaps we should say yo-yo? Remember two years ago when we launched? You almost surely don't! (If you do, let us know because we have... »
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
This post is a random assortment of items and announcements.
Normally we use the beemails
for that, but
(a) it’s an emergency blog post day and
(b) we wanted... »
Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
First, a point of nominology:
We’ve renamed the Set-A-Limit goal type to Do Less.
The names “do more” and “do less” sometimes confuse people, like if you just want to... »
Thursday, September 12th, 2013
We have once again knocked off what was the highest voted item from our feedback forum:
you can now schedule flat spots in your yellow brick road.
In fact, you can schedule any change in your road, between arbitrary dates, as long as it starts outside the
Friday, August 23rd, 2013
The second most puzzling thing about Beeminder, for those who don’t use it, is why people don’t lie to avoid paying us.
Beeminder is foremost a Quantified Self tool, so it feels really wrong and counterproductive to falsify your data. People take a lot of pride in their graphs since... »
Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
We’ve been referring to this internally as Beeminder’s New World Order but in fact it’s a natural consequence of
The Third Great Beeminder Epiphany:
Ever-increasing awesomeness should always be the path of least resistance.
Namely, if you... »