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Buster Benson
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Attended UC Berkeley
Lives in Berkeley, CA
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Why do posts need to fly into my stream?
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I know! Totally annoying after a while.
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Want to try something super new? http://peabrain.co
What do you want to remember? Peabrain is a completely private journal that you update via SMS. It can be used for a bunch of things. Virtual paper napkin. A line-a-day journal. Make predictions about...
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The numbers indicate how many times you've posted on that day. They allow you to see your post frequency at a glance. They change color based on the number.
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Do you use Twitter? If not, I'd love it if you could leave a comment on this post with a quick 2-line description of why you don't use it, and what they could change (if anything) that would make you re-consider using it in the future. (In case you didn't know, I work there now and am just doing a little unscientific polling for a mini-side project.)
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I don't really use it anymore because my work is less public now and I dislike permanently publishing my private conversations. If you want a more scientific survey, allow me to plug g.co/consumersurveys
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Step 1: Start writing on your site soon after it launched, loved it.
Step 2: Started donations shortly after on a recurring monthly basis.
Step 3: Forgot about your site in the morass of travelling and crazy life stuff, aside from the monthly email I got from Paypal.
Step 4: Check in after seeing this post, find that I'm on top of your patrons board.
Step 5: Smile, start writing from streak day 1.
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Work
Occupation
Build things
Employment
  • Twitter
    Product Manager, 2012 - present
  • Habit Labs
    CEO/Co-founder, 2010 - 2012
  • Enjoymentland
    Builder of things, 2009 - 2011
  • The Robot Co-op
    Engineer/Co-founder, 2004 - 2009
  • Amazon.com
    Engineer/PM, 1998 - 2004
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Berkeley, CA
Previously
Seattle, WA - Irvine, CA
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Be'er amongst beings.
Introduction
In it to win it / taking it easy.
Education
  • UC Berkeley
  • University of Washinton
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Male
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Friends, Networking
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Other names
Buster McLeod, Erik Benson
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The Google+ Project
www.google.com

The Google+ project makes sharing online more like sharing in real life. Take the interactive tour for a quick look at five of the first key

Buster Benson and Jen McCabe Team Up for Habit Labs
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Buster Benson and Jen McCabe Team Up for Habit Labs. August 15th, 2011 Jeff Lopez. Habit Labs' Health Month Two start-ups in gamificatio

Google Drive
drive.google.com

Access everywhere. Google Drive is everywhere you are—on the web, in your home, at the office and on the go. So wherever you are, your stuff

ToutApp - Your Year in Emails
yearinreview.toutapp.com

Get a personalized report showing you trends and unique insights into your Email habits from 2011.

Health Month Turns Healthy Habits into a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Game
lifehacker.com

Health Month is a free webapp/game in which you choose health goals (eat X more fruit every day, meditate X times a week, etc.) and score po

Hipster Habit App Is a Pocketable, Printable Mini-Book Designed to Help ...
lifehacker.com

Killing a bad habit is easier said than done, but the Hipster Habit App—which is less of an app and more of a miniature printable book for y

Americans Want to Live in a Much More Equal Country (They Just Don't Rea...
www.theatlantic.com

We asked thousands of people to tell us how equal income distribution would have to be for them to enter society at a random place. The vast

Build: Bringing LEGO bricks to Chrome
google-au.blogspot.com

So it's with childish delight that today we can announce Build. Over the last few months we've been working with LEGO Australia, thinking ab

Get a Real Job Fair
getarealjobfair.com

Make the Leap. We know. You've been thinking about turning your side project into a full time thing. Or maybe joining a startup. You&#39

Buster Benson’s goal tracking site Gonna Try helps people set resolution...
www.geekwire.com

There's a plethora of Web sites and mobile applications on the market that allow users to track whether they are accomplishing their fitness

Y Combinator-backed Contagion merges with Health Month to form Habit Lab...
www.geekwire.com

Jen McCabe, who founded the Y Combinator-backed startup Contagion, thought about keeping her company in the San Francisco Bay Area upon merg

Mobile is What’s Next (for me) - Tony Wright's Startup Front-End -
www.tonywright.com

In the nearly 1.5 years since leaving RescueTime (still growing and profitable– woot!), it could reasonably be said that I've flailed ab

Gonnatry is a simple goal-tracking site that encourages attempts
thenextweb.com

To-do lists and goal tracking can be a scary thought. There are things that all of us would like to try to do more of, or perhaps less of.

Habit Labs | CrunchBase Profile
www.crunchbase.com

Contagion Health (Jen McCabe) and Healthmonth (Buster Benson) merge to form Habit Labs.

TechCrunch | Habit Labs Gets $250K To Turn Leading A Healthier Life Into...
techcrunch.com

The Y Combinator funded Contagion Health and Health Month have merged this week to form one big health data focused startup called Habit Lab