Beeminder Scholarships to Attend Quantified Self 2018 in Portland

Saturday, August 4, 2018
By dreeves
Quantified Self Global Conference 2018 in Portland

By coincidence the global Quantified Self conference is in our own hometown of Portland this year, September 22-23. Some of you will recall it was in Amsterdam last year and »

Slytherin 404 Errors

Thursday, July 19, 2018
By dreeves
Slytherin 404 athletic shirt

UPDATE for webdev nerds: We realized we meant “403 Forbidden” rather than “401 Not Authorized”. Here’s a little information leak we noticed and fixed some months (ok, the better part of a year — blush!) after we publicly launched in late 2011: Say our user Alice has two goals. One is her book reading... »

A Monastery is a Commitment Device

Friday, June 29, 2018
By David Howell
A monastery on a hill

Huge thanks to David Howell (see also his impressive Beeminder gallery) for valiantly coming to our... »


Beeminder in the Wall Street Journal Every Five Years

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
By dreeves
Winning meditation

Guess who’s covered in the Wall Street Journal again! You’re very good at guessing. It may not count as the front page this time (unlike »

The Fifty Goals of Brent Yorgey

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
By Brent Yorgey
Bartholomew Cubbins holding hats

We called Brent Yorgey’s previous guest post an absolute inspiration, but we misspoke. That post was highly pragmatic advice that everyone should read. It’s this post that’s the... »

How To Use Beeminder Without Ever (Hardly Ever) Leaving Emacs

Friday, May 11, 2018
By Marcin Borkowski
a hand with 6 fingers

We’re honored to have Marcin Borkowski guest blogging for us today. Dr. Borkowski is a professor and programmer in Poland, and a hardcore Beeminder user for four years now with ... »