We’ve successfully moved critical mass to the new
(it’s super great!). If you’re reading this you are so 2014. But this
email is me trying out using this google group for pointers to the
best forum posts.
Right now the buzz is in this discussion on beeminding alcohol:
This is an experimental goal I’m running that whomever was behind the twitter account today suggested I should post about here, so here I am.
I drink a little too much. Not like “I have a problem” too much, but more like “I could probably stand to have maybe 2 or 3 fewer drinks a week” too much.
I’ve previously beeminded units of alcohol consumption and concluded that actually measured as a number of units per week I’m fine. Certainly well within the recommended health guidelines - mos…
If you want something less daunting, here’s a short collection of book
In response to the recent thread on
Slate Star Codex’s take on Baumeister’s “Willpower”, someone asked for book recommendations. Here are the first ones that came to mind:
Ainslie’s Breakdown of Will
Thaler and Sunstein’s Nudge
Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow (not directly related to willpower)
Nick Winter’s The Motivation Hacker
Akst’s We Have Met the Enemy
Ayres’s Carrots and Sticks (and a paper by the other StickK cofounder is very good but very academic)
Schelling’s Choice and Consequenc…
Here’s everything in the Akrasia category:
And for discussion of my (ab)use of good old Akratics Anonymous:
Do you think we should turn off the Akratics Anonymous Google Group? What about importing the archives?
http://dreev.es – search://“Daniel Reeves”
Goal tracking + Commitment contracts == http://beeminder.com