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Choosing to Invest In Beeminder

April 1, 2013

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Last week I received an email from the folks over at Beeminder announcing the launch of a subscription membership.  As a long time user of Beeminder and a vocal fan they asked me if I was interested in signing up. Free isn’t sustainable The short history of the web is littered with examples of companies […]

Quantified Self Meetup: Show & Tell Talk Outline

November 12, 2012

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This coming Thursday I will be attending my first Quantified Self Meetup and have signed up to give a Show & Tell talk.  This is the part of the program where people describe projects or self-experiments they have done.  In order to give some structure and continuity to the talks the QS moderators have provided […]

200 Hours of Deliberate Practice on Guitar

October 22, 2012

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Some time last week I quietly crossed over the 200 hour milestone.  I suppose some people might celebrate or make a  big deal out of it but it didn’t feel like a special day.  I sat down and practiced my 35 minutes like I do most nights.  I logged my time in Beeminder and I […]

Achieve More with Beeminder

July 11, 2012

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I don’t know if you have noticed, but all my blog posts go live on Tuesday night.  Why Tuesday night you may wonder? It just so happens that my Beeminder blog post graph will crash if I don’t tend to it by midnight on Tuesday.   In other words, if I don’t write a blog post […]

Are we there yet?

May 2, 2012

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Over the last 7 months I have deliberately practiced over 100 hours on the guitar.  I have tracked and motivated my progress by using Beeminder and I have recorded myself at 50 and 100 hours to demonstrate where I started and hopefully how far I have come. To tell you the truth, I never thought […]

100 Hours of Deliberate Practice on Guitar

April 25, 2012

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Beeminder – Holding me accountable

February 20, 2012

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I just got back from vacation and I was welcomed by this screen: I had failed to meet my goal to write one blog post a week.  I had gone off the road.  In order to reactivate my graph and data I will need to pledge $10.  Next time I miss my goal Beeminder will […]