Zettelkasten - Random

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Sridhar Ratnakumar

This has to be the best note taking system. @Fintan Halpenny (on Slack) introduced it. Here's an excellent summary of it: https://writingcooperative.com/zettelkasten-how-one-german-scholar-was-so-freakishly-productive-997e4e0ca125

Luhmann wrote over 70 books and more than 400 scholarly articles using the Zettelkasten notetaking method.
Sridhar Ratnakumar

I myself started implementing it yesterday.

Sridhar Ratnakumar

All plain-text based, because Zettelkasten is for life, so any format must be future proof.

Sridhar Ratnakumar

I do use the Rib static generator (#Rib) to generated HTML view of the various notes. Recently I implemented a mmark-ext extension to support wiki style linking of zettel notes.

Sridhar Ratnakumar

https://old.reddit.com/r/Zettelkasten/comments/fa09zw/shorter_zettel_ids/?

I recently came up with this scheme which I like. My Zettel IDs use weekdays. Consider the following: `2008306`. It is only 7 characters, and can...
Sridhar Ratnakumar

New web app in beta: https://roamresearch.com/

As easy to use as a word document or bulleted list, and as powerful for finding, collecting, and connecting related ideas as a graph database. Collaborate with others in real time, or store all your data locally.
Sridhar Ratnakumar

I just had an idea. Why not make my whole personal website ... a public zettelkasten? There would be no distinguishing between 'notes' and 'tidbit' and any other content type. All are notes, but their 'structure' is evolved organically (based on the connections formed over time) .. leading to some notes being tagged as say "portal" which then can be used in the front page, as portal into the website. It can even act as a wiki, without advertising itself as one.

Sridhar Ratnakumar

This topic is now moved to #General https://funprog.srid.ca/general/zettelkasten.html

https://writingcooperative.com/zettelkasten-how-one-german-scholar-was-so-freakishly-productive-997e4e0ca125 Zettelkasten — How One German Scholar Was So Freakishly ProductiveLuhmann wrote over 70 books and more than 400 scholarly articles using the Zettelkasten notetaking method.