This book is the best book in the English language on the Zettelkasten information storage technique, mostly because it is the only in the English language on Zettelkasten, which is the German word for "slip-box"—as in a box where index cards are stored. 20th-century social scientist Niklas Luhmann who used this technique to write 70 … Continue reading What is Zettelkasten? A Book Review of ‘How to Take Smart Notes’ by Sönke Ahrens
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When it comes to file management, most people are either hunters or gatherers*. Gatherers set up a nested-folder hierarchies so that everything is in it's right place. (cue Radiohead) The good thing about gatherers is that everything is neatly-organized in logical structures that anyone can follow. The downside is that it takes a lot of … Continue reading File Hunters and File Gatherers