PKM Weekly August 21 2022 – Issue 032


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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.

Just after I finished last week’s newsletter I found this site that has been reviewing notes apps. 50 reviews are waiting for you there.

3 ways to process your fleeting notes.

Shu talked about 5 apps to organize your life. A few of them span task management and PKM tools.

For the handwritten notes people, here is a comparison between the iPad and Supernote.

Huh, is there a “secret” book that Luhman read which helped him do Zettelkasten?

Want to join a weekly writing group?

More questions about how to number your branches of physical notes. This is one thing that keeps me away from a manual note process.

Dan reads through chapter 1 of his book How to Make Notes and Write.

With all the new books/resources coming out, are you stressed about relearning your notes process all the time?

Vicky talks about how to get started with framework thinking.

Nicole talks about some of the ways she makes her notes more visual.

Scott asks who are you creating notes for?

Something Interesting

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

Can America’s Unfair Property Tax System Ever Be Fixed?

The Cures for Burnout. This is one reason I keep my YouTube channel about what I’m interested in. At some point, it won’t be about research tools anymore.

Jost wrote two interesting posts on keeping a separate creativity computer and then about keeping a separate computer everything for creativity.

Justin talks about overworking at home. I have a desktop and just leave it in my office and mute every single notification on my devices.

Software

I was unaware of DEVONthink’s annotation feature. It lets you take notes on a document and connects the notes back to the document you’re taking notes on.

How to take meeting notes in NotePlan.

Using NotePlan instead of Craft and Evernote.

What about Scrivener for a PKM system.

logseq

Jeffery shows off his Readwise settings for logseq.

Craft

Some thoughts on global keyboard access for taking notes.

Obsidian

Switching from Bear to Obsidian.

Do you backup notes while using Obsidian Sync?

Using Obsidian as a File Management System.

Have you evaluated your Obsidian plugins? What if they stopped working?

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