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Bigger Ideas

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.

Monica walks us through her daily capture workflow.

What does it take to write, even when you don’t have time to write?

Fuzzy Gel on why a read later service is important to your research process.

Zotero will let you copy/paste highlights, but it also brings a reference.

How do you take notes or your own ruminations?

Laptop vs paper for your studying.

Here is an interesting discussion on the integrity of research as AI writing tools become used more.

Is there any evidence that keeping a Zettelkasten helps with clear thinking?

Something Interesting

Because we’re all lookin to expand our minds a bit.

Women might be better than men at really long athletic events. The potential of women across sports is something my wife and I discuss regularly. Even in figure skating, she wonders if it’s really just the younger women that can compete at a high level. Maybe if women weren’t saddled with childcare and other responsibilities that men are not expected to take up we’d see far more women performing well in more sports later in life.

How much does it really cost to keep roads in decent condition?


Gitnoter is a git based note tool. It doesn’t appear to have any “fancy” features that the PKM community is used to, but if your needs are simple this could work.

Byte Review on his recommendation for handwritten notes on your iPad.

Foam is a VSCode plugin that allows you to have a PKM system inside VSCode.


Jeffery shares his favourite plugins for logseq.

Wednesday, June 8th there is a town-hall meeting with the logseq team in Discord.

Don’t forget that there is an official logseq newsletter.

How to create a block alias.


Craftcuts had a big update and Craftist also had a big update.

How about using Craft for your personal blog?


Don’t forget about the Obsidian Roundup newsletter. I happily pay to support Eleanor’s work.

How should you organize your class notes in Obsidian?

Nicole shows off Excalidraw for drawing in Obsidian.

Here is an easy way to copy your Obsidian note to HTML in your clipboard.

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