9 posts tagged with "evergreen notes"

    a website as a digital garden

    2021-09-20

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    For as long as I’ve been writing words on the internet, I’ve connected the words that I create in a paginated chronological format. This is…

    a change of pace

    2021-09-20

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    ~2 min read

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    I’ve been keeping this blog for a few years now and every now and then I’m struck by some new inspiration. The result is that what I write…

    zettelkasten

    2021-09-20

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    A Zettelkasten, literally slip of paper (zettel) and box (kasten) in German, is a system of organization. A zettelkasten consists of many…

    evergreen notes should be concept-oriented

    2021-09-20

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    Notes should be concept-oriented (as opposed to organized by author, event, project, etc., collectively “linear” notes) because it makes…

    evergreen notes should be densely linked

    2021-09-20

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    ~1 min read

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    The thing about making notes that are densely linked is it’s a forcing function on ensuring that we continue to revisit our old notes to…

    prefer associative ontologies to hierarchical taxonomies

    2021-09-20

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    The key point here is that structure emerges. Do not try to force it upfront. When we do so, we artificially constrain the paths our ideas…

    notes are for yourself first

    2021-09-20

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    ~1 min read

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    Evergreen notes are a tool for writing public works. They are not necessarily the public work themselves. As a result, the audience of a…

    evergreen notes should be atomic

    2021-09-20

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    ~1 min read

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    An atomic note is one that focuses on one idea and one idea only. It doesn’t need all of the background/context to understand a concept in…

    evergreen notes

    2021-09-20

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    Andy Matuschak describes Evergreen Notes as having a few principles: Evergreen notes should be atomic Evergreen notes should be concept…

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