Psychological Pricing

Thursday, September 29, 2022
By dreeves
A gas station sign advertising $9.999/gallon gas

The other day (a Very Other day, because I’ve pulled this from the bottom of Quite A Pile of blog post drafts) we were musing idly amongst ourselves about what the psychological effect would be if Beeminder pledges were amounts like $4.99. The answer is it doesn’t matter because I can’t stand so-called »

Beeminder vs CBT

Thursday, September 15, 2022
By Nathan Arthur
Beeminder vs CBT

Nathan Arthur (aka narthur, of TaskRatchet fame and who we’re now proud to also have on the Bee Team part-time) had such an amazing response to some Beeminder skepticism in a »

Primum Non Amplifico

Thursday, September 1, 2022
By dreeves
A bee weighing itself, with a graph of its weight

Today’s post (content warning: weight loss) was inspired by Jacob Falkovich and David B. Clear. First, an update on my previous... »


Orange Is The New Red

Thursday, August 18, 2022
By dreeves
A cartoon bee in an orange and red striped dress

Once upon a time, I had a prescheduled one-day break on all my Beeminder goals. I’d had something on my calendar that day... »

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... »

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... »