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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.

Stop using folder cards in your analogue Zettelkasten.

Here are some tips on taking notes from online courses.

How to organize your writing in Ulysses.

Raymond wrote an article on choosing a PKM application.

There is a PKM discussion group you can join.

Interesting and long article on Zettelkasten.

If you see an interesting building, read and interesting story in a book, hear an interesting idea in a podcast or an interesting lyric in a song, capture it.

The quote above is from this article on The Notecard System by Ryan Holiday’s research assistant…Billy Oppenheimer. I once tried to convince Holiday I would be a great research assistant.

Reading shouldn’t be about checking titles off a todo list, it should be an exploration of what fascinates you. If you liked that, continue reading.

Should you organize your notes like a coder would organize their code?

How do you deal with handwritten notes in your PKM?

How should you retroactively make a Zettelkasten for existing research?

Should you use an “old” iPad or get a tablet specifically designed for handwriting?

Santi showed off how he’s using Walling to work on his website.

This book club is planning to discuss Scott’s upcoming book on taking notes.

Something Interesting

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

Are algorithms running your city?


The Archive is ready for macOS Ventura.

Dan shared a demo of Scrintal.

Any Noteplan experts know how to change the look of nested bullets?



Keep Productive hosted a video with three people looking at how they use Tana.


Craft 2.3.7 came out and here is a video highlighting some features in it.

Is Craft too expensive? As with many things, it depends on the value you get from the software.

Is Apple Notes a credible replacement for Craft?


Nicole showed off the LATCH method to organize your notes.

Here is some inspiration for your daily/weekly notes homepage.

Here is a book dashboard in Obsidian. I need to make a video of what I’m doing with the Tracker plugin and my reading.

I’ve never seen this, but dang that’s a weird problem with red dots on mobile.

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