Thursday, March 16th, 2017
This is a guest post by
Alex Strick van Linschoten,
an ultra hardcore Beeminder fan since 2012.
Alex has said he that almost couldn’t have gotten his PhD without Beeminder
(which we’re delighted to say isn’t the only time we’ve heard that)... »
Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
We’re pretty transparent about how we do things here in the beehive.
and anything else you’d care to know.
But I know the big question on everyone’s mind has been “what labels do they use for bugs in their issue tracker?”
Well here I am... »
Friday, February 10th, 2017
At some point in your Beeminder experience, you may find yourself needing to contact support.
Usually this is because your goal has
derailed — but you actually did your goal and just forgot to tell Beeminder about it!
A fair amount of people apologize for this and ask if... »
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
Last week we had a reporter contact us looking for examples of commitment contracts involving Donald Trump.
She was wondering if anyone uses anything Trump-related as an
Friday, January 6th, 2017
Picking the right way to organize your to-do’s is a big decision.
Paper & pencil, smartphone app, calendar,
blank playing cards,
or the old “in your head” method.
A lot of folks use Todoist.
While Todoist is fantastic for keeping track... »
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
It’s almost New Year’s Day!
Since I am both an eternal optimist and obsessed with productivity tips /
/ life improvement stories, this is my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE holiday of the year.
For the last week or so, I’ve spent a decent amount of time... »
Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
The tagline for Amazon Mechanical Turk is “Artificial Artificial Intelligence”.
As in, faking your AI by using humans.
Mechanical Turk is named after the contraption in the title image, which was a seeming chess-playing automaton from the late 1700s that was secretly operated by a small human hidden inside.
But this post isn’t about Amazon’s nifty service or... »
Friday, November 18th, 2016
It’s hard to believe it’s been 5 whole years since we were slamming red bull on dirty couches in a college-town garage, with our friends Sergei and Mark, moving fast and breaking things on our scrappy little startup, dreaming big about how we were going to change the world(wide web) with …
Oh wait. I mean,... »
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
It’s been a few weeks since we launched the
Big Beeminder Redesign of 2016.
For those of you who are web design nerds or just can’t get enough peeking inside the beehive, we’re proud to have the creative force behind the redesign,
Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Today marks the beginning of the 17th annual NaNoWriMo.
For the uninitiated that’s NAtional NOvel WRIting MOnth.
For 17 years folks have been joining together on the internet over the month of November to pen their own 50,000 word novels.
This year they expect half a million participants.
That’s a lot of people trying to write a lot... »