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Weasel-Proofing and the Definition of Legitimacy

Thursday, April 4th, 2013
Weasel-Proofing and the Definition of Legitimacy

Remember our elaborate SOS clause? It describes in excruciating detail what to do if unforeseen circumstances cause you to drive off your yellow brick road. Well, we’ve since realized it suffices to just believe people. If you don’t want us to “just believe you” — it does have the danger of... »

Buzzing BeeBot

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
Buzzing BeeBot

There’s an old saying that the only person who ever changes you is your mother because she does two things: she always has a simple message (eat your vegetables, brush your teeth) and she keeps repeating that message over and over. When we set out with Beeminder to help people modify their behavior, we explicitly... »