Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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... »
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
This is a guest post by Nick Winter, cofounder of Skritter and CodeCombat and
author of The Motivation Hacker.
He also works on Quantified Mind.
We’ve mentioned Nick Winter and The Motivation Hacker
before, in particular because... »
Saturday, July 13th, 2013
By popular demand, we’ve created a jargon file!
We don’t expect this to be the permanent home of this glossary (maybe it belongs with our FAQ)
but it’s on the internet now so from now on you can google things like “beeminder flatlining” and hopefully be sent here to learn what we’re... »
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
For a long time I found that I was spending too much time on certain unproductive things and struggled with getting myself to do what I actually wanted to do with my time. The big break came one morning when I noticed that there was a very tight correlation between the things I wanted to stop doing and the traditional Christian concept of... »