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 last time) since this front page article doesn’t start talking about Beeminder... »

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 pure inspiration. We hope it gives you new ideas for things to beemind! In my... »

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 39 active goals. This post is highly nerdcentric but... »

Beeminding And All That Jazz

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Kim Harrison
Kim at the culmination of her Jazz event

Special guest post by Beeminder superfan and real-life friend, Kim Harrison, the Director of Education at PDX Jazz. We’re glowing with pride to read how one of our dear... »

Does Practice Make Perfect?

Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Ivana Kurecic
Diagram with the 4 components of deliberate practice

Ivana Kurecic is a PhD student in quantum information theory who beeminds dozens of things. One of her hobbies is translating incomprehensible scientific papers into stuff you should care about, at Happy Turtle Things, and today we’re lucky to get a taste of that (with... »