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Sharpening the saw & OpenAI's ChatGPT
Notes on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Sharpening the saw. Your second brain should actively grow and compound. OpenAI's ChatGPT.
Minimize time getting into position, just go
A question for you, my dev workflow, notes on The Go-Giver, and a PodNotes update.
PodNotes video, Public Notes, and how to build a Knowledge Inbox
Guided tour of how to use PodNotes. I'm now sharing my notes in public. How to build a knowledge inbox. Readwise Reader. Zotero -> Obsidian workflow.
Mental Models: Via Negativa & Reciprocity
A thread on the basics of Dataview, mental models I'm using, and some personal news.
Design the defaults and don't negotiate with yourself
Book notes on How To Become a Straight A-Student, tweet on perfectionism, and why you should design systems.
PodNotes 2.0, Sherlock Holmes & Mental Models, and Benjamin Franklin
Major PodNotes release with offline features & native note-creation. Sherlock Holmes and how he acquired his mental models.
Walden by Thoreau, PodNotes creating notes, and new tools
Walden, PodNotes can now create notes & timestamps, a question for you, and cool new tools.
Creating Idea Emergence & Why the 10.000 Hour Rule is Wrong
And why productivity apps that do too much often fail.
Digital forest of Notes & Without Their Permission
How I'm creating a digital forest of notes. Book notes on Without Their Permission. PodNotes out of beta. Memento Mori.
Plato's Republic, PodNotes, and quality great works
The Republic by Plato, PodNotes, and top quality old ebooks.