Concept Oriented

What Should Notes Be About? Note every note you take should end up in your Zettelkasten or your Note-Making System. Lists of errands to run, jobs to do are best organised elsewhere. I separate the storage of documents (PDFs, web articles and so on) from where I store my notes. This is … Read more

Evergreen Notes

My Note-Making Nomenclature What Are Evergreen Notes? The term ‘Evergreen Notes‘ is used by Andy Matushak to describe notes which are more than fleeting. Evergreen Notes adhere to the Zettelkasten Principles which makes recording useful notes  easier to do consistently. I have developed my own terminology. Instead of Evergreen Notes, I … Read more

Information Flow Methodology

Note-Making Nomenclature Context All information reaches my consciousness in one of these ways: reading books, articles, news reports etc visiting websites receiving emails listening to podcasts, radio, music watching TV, opera, movies etc other apps e.g. DailyArt A Process This process describes how an Item of Knowledge that has potential … Read more

Evergreen Notes

What Are Evergreen Notes? The term ‘Evergreen Notes’ is used by Andy Matushak to describe notes which are more than fleeting.   Evergreen notes adhere to the Zettelkasten Principles which makes it easier to do consistently. I have developed my own terminology. Instead of Evergreen Notes, I use the term Cornerstone … Read more

Atomic

Note-Making Nomenclature Notes Should Be Atomic The nature of a Note-Taking System is that it is an interconnected network of your ideas, concepts, thoughts or feelings.   Feelings are not normally mentioned, but because I want to test how a Note-Making System can help with Creativity Activation, I am also including … Read more

Cornerstone Notes

Note-Making Nomenclature Cornerstone notes are the term I use to describe Andy Matushak’s Evergreen Notes Andy suggests evergreen notes are written to: evolve contribute accumulate, over time across projects. Principles A simple note adheres to the same principles defined for any note that finds its way into my Note-Making System: … Read more