Exploring Tools for Thought

Exploring Tools for Thought delves into the realm of digital productivity and knowledge management tools. It covers best practices, compares tools like Obsidian and Logseq, and offers insights on integrating these tools into personal and professional workflows. The content spans from specific tool tutorials to broader concepts like AI integration and optimal note-taking strategies.

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1 implied HN point • 09 Mar 24
  1. Taking meeting notes can be a boring task, but it's a valuable investment of time.
  2. Taking notes can improve recall as it reinforces memory for key points like agreements, problems, and action items.
  3. Meeting notes provide peace of mind by serving as a record to consult if needed, allowing mental space to focus on the present.
1 implied HN point • 28 Feb 24
  1. The Eisenhower Matrix is a time management tool that helps prioritize tasks based on urgency and importance, enhancing productivity and decision-making.
  2. Divide tasks into Urgent and Important, Important but Not Urgent, Urgent but Not Important, or Neither Urgent nor Important to focus on what truly matters.
  3. Implementing the Eisenhower Matrix in tools like Obsidian, using methods like Kanban boards, can simplify task organization and enhance visual appeal.
4 implied HN points • 24 Jun 23
  1. Cornell Notes is a versatile note-taking method that promotes active learning, organization, and comprehension
  2. The Cornell Note-Taking System was developed in the 1950s and is widely used for organizing and summarizing information
  3. Using Cornell Notes can benefit both students and professionals in various settings and help improve information retention
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0 implied HN points • 11 Jun 23
  1. Use a three-pane technique setup for long-form writing: Source mode for editing, Preview mode for rendering, and a section viewer.
  2. Keep Panes 1 and 2 synchronized by using the 'Link with Tab' feature.
  3. This technique speeds up typing, helps preview markdown rendering, and maintains context while writing.
0 implied HN points • 15 Apr 23
  1. The post invites readers to join the author on Notes, a new space on Substack for sharing various content like links, quotes, and photos.
  2. Readers can automatically see the author's notes by heading to substack.com/notes or finding the Notes tab in the Substack app.
  3. The author encourages readers to share their own notes and hopes for an interactive space where everyone can engage with thoughts, ideas, and quotes.