I am starting to play with the idea of moving all my organization, notes, sketches, to-do's to a single application by following the Zettelkasten Method as personal knowledge management.
The main idea is that this organization lasts a lifetime, independently of any platform and application. Just basic pen and paper was enough for Niklas Luhmann, a social scientist, to publish 50 Books and over 600 articles.
The ideas resemble pretty much how Wikipedia is structured, closer to a Web. All articles link to other links and are intertwined.
A few principles I get from the article Zettelkasten — How One German Scholar Was So Freakishly Productive are:
Taking notes to go via:
Processing the notes permanently:
- Read more from the zettelkasten.de website: Getting started
- Examples article: https://medium.com/@rebeccawilliams9941/the-zettelkasten-method-examples-to-help-you-get-started-8f8a44fa9ae6
- Principles article: https://writingcooperative.com/zettelkasten-how-one-german-scholar-was-so-freakishly-productive-997e4e0ca125
- Roam Research, but not working on that