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 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 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... »