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Clearing Up Confusion About Exponential Roads

Friday, June 27th, 2014
Clearing Up Confusion About Exponential Roads

Once in a while someone tries to set up a yellow brick road where the steepness automatically increases by, say, 10% each week. It seems like a so-called exponential road (available with custom goals, which is one of the Bee... »

Learning Ancient Egyptian in an Hour Per Week with Beeminder

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
Learning Ancient Egyptian in an Hour Per Week with Beeminder

We were (and are) pretty pleased with our Duolingo integration but in this guest post, software developer and language-learning expert Eric Kidd, puts that to shame. It’s seriously impressive. (If you’re... »

Get Things Done (Or Else!) With Beeminder and GTBee

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
Get Things Done (Or Else!) With Beeminder and GTBee

At its core, Beeminder is a tool for getting yourself to do things using money as an incentive. Most goals on Beeminder focus on making steady progress over time. But some goals, and some people, work better with a different model. Let’s say you have to call someone by the end of the day today, and... »

Beeminder ♥ Jawbone

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Beeminder ♥ Jawbone

The Jawbone UP was at the top of our list for the next device to add to our ever growing list of »

Gitminder: Commit To Keep Coding

Friday, February 22nd, 2013
Gitminder: Commit To Keep Coding

At the risk of launching a thousand rants from the old neckbeard guard, it’s hard to imagine what writing code was like before git and GitHub came along. GitHub has made it really easy for people to collaborate on projects, and gives you some nifty stats to boot. For some people, those shiny graphs are enough (and if that’s you, by all means, try out tenXer). But if you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that... »

Beeminder ♥ RescueTime

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
Beeminder ♥ RescueTime

UPDATE: Check out the announcement of Beeminder integration on the RescueTime blog. A lot of people use RescueTime as a way to keep track of how they spend their working hours. While RescueTime is great for showing you how you currently spend your time, RescueTime combined with Beeminder is great for helping you spend... »

Beeminder ♥ Fitbit

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
Beeminder ♥ Fitbit

By popular demand, we’ve now added Fitbit to our growing list of integrations. We’ve had a lot of people ask for this integration, and even a few who have already started automatically sending their Fitbit data to Beeminder with our API... »

Beeminder ♥ Trello

Monday, October 29th, 2012
Beeminder ♥ Trello

Lately at Beeminder we’ve been using Trello for just about everything. We use it to stage blog posts and track bugs and new features on the Beeminder API and website. The Beeminder iPhone... »

Announcing the Beeminder Android and iPhone Apps

Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Announcing the Beeminder Android and iPhone Apps

We’re excited to announce that starting today, you can stay on top of your Beeminder goals wherever you are. We’ve just released Beeminder apps for both iPhone and Android. Get them here: Beeminder iPhone app on iTunes Beeminder Android app on Google Play Or click/touch one of these screenshots: Here’s what these apps let... »

Gmail Zero: Beeminding Your Inbox

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
Gmail Zero: Beeminding Your Inbox

Two years ago, when I still had a day job and Beeminder was just a side project, I wrote about my epic struggle with email: My email is dysfunctional. I keep things in my inbox because I can’t afford for them to go out of... »