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Platform agnostic ideas that may help your PKM process. They may feature a software, but I think they apply to more than a single platform.
I liked this post by Anders Thoresson about data longevity in your note process. He advocates for plaintext for the absolute data portability of simple text files.
This was an interesting article about how Zettelkasten helps you remember threads of research months or years later.
Jamie talks about how his notes help him with recall, even if it’s not going into some big system.
Sébastien talks about why you should be taking notes when you read non-fiction books.
Ben talks about his book note workflow and taking notes on programming topics. I especially like his recommendation to name notes like you’d Google the information.
Yes it focuses on Roam, but do you really use the bidirectional links of your system?
If you’re on macOS Hook is an interesting application. Here is a video on using it with BBEdit.
If you’ve been looking for a way to take notes on podcasts, Jeffery shows you his Snipd workflow.
I did a video comparing Craft and Obsidian and making recommendations for when you should choose one over the other.
NotePlan 3.4 came out with support for Merlin Project and improved split view workflows.
It’s an older post, but this Zettelkasten tour is getting traction in the RemNote forum again.
One person is having issues with a blank RemNote folder if you can help I’m sure they’d appreciate it.
logseq is looking to hire some frontend developers.
If you’re interested in making logseq plugins, check this event out
If you’re looking at moving from NotePlan to Craft, Reddit is recommending my video since both NotePlan and Obsidan are based on .md files which means my video should be applicable.
Did you know you can change the highlight colour in Craft?
JelyCraft added a bunch of features this week.
If you’ve been wondering about building an Obsidian theme here is a long video to get you started.
The notecard system used by Ryan Holiday and Robert Green…with Dataview in Obsidian.
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