Welcome to the PKM weekly newsletter. My goal is to round up good resources in the PKM space so you don’t have to.

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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.

If you’re leaving Twitter Nicole has a Mastodon server for PKM folks.

Build your capture habit.

Found a huge playlist of Zettelkasten/PKM videos.

Should you avoid using your PKM system as a File Management System?

While many people post fancy graphs with connections, what if your notes don’t connect?

The 3 step process to taking notes on books.

Writing is thinking.

PKM as a Computer Scientist.

A minimal bullet journal in Obsidian.

Why we make and take notes.

What about an analogue day book?

How to take book notes.

Vicky talked about how Richerd Feynman asked questions.

Is AI the future of note-taking? I dig the prompts, but I’m not convinced AI is as hot as many other people think.

Develop a writing habit without burnout. These points go well with How to Write a Lot.

Something Interesting

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

The temperature makes almost no difference in how much people cycle. Just like every other time…what matters is good cycling infrastructure that is maintaned.

Swinging back to Open Standards. An interesting article about pendulum swings in technology.


So Evernote was purchased by Bending Spoons. Sigh…the loading animation on their site gives me a bad feeling like we’re going back to Flash days. There is some further discussion on what this may mean on the Mac Power Users forum.

Organizing your Daily Notes in NotePlan.

NotePlan 3.7.1 is out and here is a rundown on the features.

Santi taught his girlfriend to use Tana.

So Athens was hot, and now it’s going away. This is why I don’t jump on new tools all the time.


Numeric Citizen compared Apple Notes and Craft.

Craft has a 50% off discount at the moment. Word is that it will renew at the discounted price as well.

What if you’re looking to leave Craft?


This is how Jamie is keeping track of everything he’s read since 1996.

Danny had Jon on to show off his Obsidian vault and also Sabogom.

Using columns in Obsidian.

Nicole shares how she uses the Projects plugin for a content calendar.

This was a 13 part course you had to pay for…but now it’s a free Obsidian on YouTube.

Backup your Obsidian vault for free with Github.

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