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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.

Very much looking forward to the If Books Could Kill podcast, as suggested here.

Why don’t more people use tags to organize notes?

Where do you put cards that don’t continue existing ideas in your Zettelkasten?

Sébastien wrote a nice article about cognitive load.

What if we had a local graph for each article in Wikipedia.

November 18th there is a live planning session with Bullet Journal founder Ryder Carol.

How reliant on context are your notes?

What are the differences between PARA, Second Brain, and Zettelkasten?

Analysis paralysis in where to put your note cards?

Most of us want to read more, and here is how Cal Newport does it. I love his thought that the computer (and really TV) just pulls him away from intentional deep items he could be doing.

I found a new newsletter/site to subscribe to all about books. Check out Alex and Books. Check out this video on how Alex takes book notes.

Here is a 2011 study on PKM and how Web 2.0 was changing knowledge management.

Something Interesting

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

Don’t turn happiness into an atomic activity.

Don’t confuse tool buying, or sharpening with actual work. I think that most people in productivity and knowledge management spend more time looking for some tool than actually doing anything because it feels productive. It’s not, but it feels that way.


Hookmark is now available on SetApp. This software lets you create links to items across different pieces of software.

Did you know that there are DEVONthink resources available just for historians?


Numeric Citizen talked about some of the ways Craft falls short in it’s support of Apple native features. With the addition of Craft for Windows and the Craft web application, I wonder if they’re really focused on Apple anymore?

There are some complaints about dark mode sharing in Craft.

What’s new in Craft 2.3.10?


Making Tana Supertags in Obsidian.

This is a long video showcase of the Obsidian Projects plugin.

Making Obsidian do work for you.

Should you have multiple vaults in Obsidian?

Justin shared is 2022 Obsidian workflow.

How do you use Obsidian to learn new things?

Danny shared how he makes colourful notes.

Can you help the OP sort out their issues with Templater?


Moving part of your Roam graph around.

Roam Studio has a big update. More themeing options, more customizations and offline capable.

Is anyone saving Reddit threads in Roam?

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