Beemind Bites

Saturday, November 4, 2017
By Braden Shepherdson

We know this is going to read like an April Fool’s joke to plenty of you. Like, how is not impossibly tedious to keep track of how many bites of food you eat? And aren’t bites of salad drastically different than bites of, I don’t know, cheesecake? Or: you know... »

Beeminder Is Sixy!

Thursday, October 19, 2017
By bsoule
six ducklings

The last year has flown by like a swarm of bees. We do one of these blog posts every year and they’re kind of a mix between a family Christmas letter and a state of the union address. We’ll spend a while congratulating ourselves on the charming new babies we made this last year, we’ll... »

The Sting of Work: How I Use Beeminder, Part Two

Thursday, September 28, 2017
By Brennan K. Brown
Winnie the Pooh and a bee

Brennan K. Brown is back with the sequel to his previous article. It’s a wonderful collection of advice and insight about creating Beeminder goals. Recommended reading for newbees and veterans alike! In my »

The Tao of Bees: How I use Beeminder

Monday, September 11, 2017
By Brennan K. Brown
Winnie the Pooh with his head stuck in a jar of honey

Brennan K. Brown has been using Beeminder for two years this week and is our new favorite user. (Don’t worry, we have a lot of favorite users. Mathematical fun fact: superlativity doesn’t imply uniqueness!) He achieved this coveted status (haha, but it does involve... »

Press Roundup: 99 More Things The Internet Has Said About Beeminder

Friday, August 25, 2017
By dreeves
Buzz Lightyear

The time has come (the fandom said) to talk of many things. Of books, podcasts, and articles. Of victories and stings. With little further ado other than to point you to our collection of the last 10 press roundups we’ve done, here are all the nice things people have been saying about Beeminder... »

The “I Will” System

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By dreeves
Padded cell that says 'Committed?'

“80% of success is showing up.” — Woody Allen “It should be completely implausible to describe a startup’s CEO as a flake.” — Paul Graham and Jessica Livingston’s heuristic for successful startups “Let your ‘yes’ mean yes, and your ‘no’ mean no. Anything more than this comes... »