Beeminder ♥ Focusmate

Monday, December 27, 2021
By shanaqui
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Announcement! Beeminder and Focusmate are officially integration partners! Beeminder’s Support Czar, Nicky, is here to tell you about it! See also the announcement on Focusmate’s blog as well as the ... »

Book Review: How To Change

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
By dreeves
A bee holding the Beeminder logo and the book _How To Change_

Earlier this year we completed a lovely Beeminder book club to read behavioral scientist Katy Milkman’s new book, »

Calendialing

Thursday, December 2, 2021
By dreeves
A Bee with a calendar, Bartlebee Jr's birthday, etc

This is adapted from a forum post which was adapted from a daily beemail which was adapted from a fiftieth of Brent Yorgey’s brilliant, »


Nicky’s Secret To Beeminding Studying: It’s About Time

Friday, November 12, 2021
By shanaqui
A bee holding notes and books and such

We are overdue for a blog post about using Beeminder for school and studying. In the very early days of Beeminder, we had a brilliant guest post from Gandalf Saxe when he was a wee undergrad. ... »

Loss Aversion Aversion

Saturday, October 30, 2021
By dreeves
A bee rejecting a graph depicting loss aversion

This is part 2 of our two-part series on loss aversion. Previously we explained loss aversion and how it’s distinct from the endowment effect. Here we (as Beeminder) disavow loss aversion as a... »

Loss Aversion vs The Endowment Effect

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
By dreeves
A bee thinking about the standard graph depicting loss aversion

This is part 1 of a two-part series. First we explain loss aversion and how it’s distinct from the endowment effect. (Spoiler: loss aversion is a generalization of the endowment effect.) Asking Google how those... »