Portland Beeminder Meetup: The Birds and The Bees Meet Again

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By dreeves
Swifts flying into a chimney

We mean literal birds this time, because the Beeminder meetup is going to be at Chapman school on the evening of Saturday, September 22 from 6pm to 8pm, when a massive swarm of swifts fly into the enormous chimney of a school building. It’s a weird Portland thing, ok? Also it’s walking distance (sort of — a... »

Beeminder ♥ Toggl

Friday, September 7, 2018
By dreeves
Toggl hourglass

We have so many opinions about time tracking! To start, there are three fundamental ways to track your time: Manually Passively Stochastically For passive tracking, you should install RescueTime (and hook it... »

Feature Announcement: General Mercy

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
By bsoule
image of a hospital building

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the Earth and derailing on a Beeminder goal meant getting a week of respite. That is still in fact the default. After derailing you get a week of safety buffer. It gives you »


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 »

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... »

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 »