Beeminder ♥ The StoryGraph

Thursday, August 4, 2022
By shanaqui
The StoryGraph's logo with little Beeminder logos on the spines of the books

It’s official! The Beeminder StoryGraph integration! The StoryGraph is basically a better, nerdier version of GoodReads. I don’t think it’s much of a secret that I really (really really really) love books and reading. I’ve talked about it on the... »

A Funny Story About “Backing Up Your Website”

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
By dreeves
A book on fire

Huge thanks to Geoff Hubbard (aka insti) for a delightful meetup in Copenhagen, including board games and nerding out about Beeminder and other topics. We just got home and Beeminder wants us to publish a blog post.... »

Beeminder Goes To Copenhagen

Thursday, July 7, 2022
By bsoule
A tshirt with a bee graphic and the phrase 'The Danish Bees'

Hej venner! We (Danny and Bee, that is) are on the right (as in “dexter”, not necessarily “correct”) side of the Atlantic Ocean for a bit. Come meet up with us and discuss Beemindery things, like group goals, commitment devices, auctions, and algorithms for participatory democracy? Meet me in Copenhagen? Date/time: Tuesday, July 19, 16:30 Location: Bastard Café Huset... »

Is Beeminder Self-Blackmail?

Thursday, June 23, 2022
By dreeves
Bee self-blackmailing, i.e., sending itself a black piece of mail

Beeminder user Parrhesia recently told us about a failed attempt to proselytize Beeminder. The person he recommended it to said they knew about Beeminder and viewed it as self-blackmail. That it... »

Troubleshooting My Toothbrush

Thursday, June 9, 2022
By shanaqui
A bee brushing teeth while juggling goslings (we are not fucking with you, blind people, that's the image!)

Working in Beeminder support, it’s hard to avoid noticing that folks sometimes feel a bit embarrassed about their goals. Or at least of the fact that they need to beemind learning how to juggle goslings when everyone else is born knowing... »

Beeminder But On The Blockchain?

Thursday, May 26, 2022
By dreeves
A bee on a blockchain

Let us start by saving you a lot of time: No. Beeminder does not need to or want to be on the blockchain. Are you still here? We figured we’d write about this now because a new »