Making notes is the easiest part

  • It's easy to make notes. And there are many easier ways to make notes - like Copy-pasting or Quoting.
  • What we miss while doing that is the intention of note-taking.
  • Note-taking is not to collect ideas but to develop ideas, arguments, and discussions.
  • Notes are an active way of thinking, not resources for Spaced RepeatationSpaced Repeatation
    Spaced repetition is a method where the subject is asked to remember a certain fact with the time intervals increasing each time the fact is presented or said. (a.k.a Revision)

    The Best Spaced Rep...
  • Andy Matuschak suggests evergreen notes as a Notetaking process towards cumulative (personal) knowledge, than information capture.