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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... »

The Name “Beeminder”

Friday, September 16th, 2011
The Name “Beeminder”

Beeminder has existed in some form since February of 2008, when we made a rather ad hoc tool for a friend to track her weight. The main feature was automated reminders to reply with your number each day, so we called it Kibotzer, the kibitzing robot. We described it like so: Kibitzer, noun: Someone who chimes... »