Just successfully defended my dissertation http://github.com/byorgey/thesis yesterday. I am not sure Beeminder really helped with making the slides for my defense:
As you can see I more or less ignored Beeminder and then made all the slides in a panic at the last minute. =)
However, Beeminder most definitely helped with actually writing my dissertation! Hours spent:
(That crazy pagecount spike in mid-August was my maniac week http://byorgey.wordpress.com/2014/08/19/maniac-week-postmortem/.)
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Date: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 3:16 AM
Subject: beeminder success: byorgey/defense
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