Zettlifying the archives - General

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Sridhar Ratnakumar

Here's an idea. What if we generated .md instead of .html for the zulip archives, and then have neuron convert that to HTML. Then, we could manually "connect" the various discussions and have them organized over time. Organically evolving knowledge-base out of casual chat. :mindblown:

Ben Kolera

That's a lot like my personal org mode workflow, where things start off as very rough notes and ideas but progressively get refined and explored. But what you really really want with that is a way to record and prioritise when you go back to revisit things, including marking ideas as finished with even if they may not be at the highest level of polish. See https://fortelabs.co/blog/progressive-summarization-a-practical-technique-for-designing-discoverable-notes/

Modern digital tools make it easy to “capture” information from a wide variety of sources. We know how to snap a picture, type out some notes, record a video, or scan a document. Getting this content from the outside world into the digital world is trivial. It’s even easier to get content that is already ... Read more
Nadrieril

Srid: the manual connection bit sounds hard to maintain in practise

Nadrieril

Otherwise could be a cool idea, if it's made convenient

Sridhar Ratnakumar

Srid: the manual connection bit sounds hard to maintain in practise

What if there was a Wikipedia like editing interface (no CLI involved)?

Nadrieril

That would definitely make it easier. Is that what you're planning for neuron? :D