About Working Notes

    Working notes contains a collection of notes I have written over time, as a process to accumulate knowledge. These are my Second-brain / digital garden. The notes follow concepts from ZettelkastenZettelkasten
    Zettelkasten is a method of personal knowledge management used by Niklas Luhmann, a German sociologist. It recommends creating independent Atomicity notes so that we can connect them with other...
    method and Andy's Evergreen NotesEvergreen Notes
    Evergreen notes are Andy Matuschak's take on Zettelkasten. This is more modern, digital-first way of note taking that focuses on 'accumulating knowledge over time' than building connections, or...
    - to be atomic, linked, and concept-oriented.

    Earlier, I used to make transactional notes but understood that those Normal note-taking fails to connect ideasNormal note-taking fails to connect ideas
    In standard note-taking methods, we sort by topics and sub-topics, building a hierarchical tree structure of knowledge. The information is sorted and has a "flow," but chances of connecting two dif...
    . Also, currently, I use note-taking as a tool for thinking. Better Thinking over Better Note-takingBetter Thinking over Better Note-taking
    In Note-taking, Making notes is the easiest part, especially one with a focus and subjective intention. The content is already structured, primarily polished, and made with a purpose of revisin...
    .

    As I am the primary consumer of these notes, the notes might contain half-baked, WIP stuff that might not make sense for you! Also, the notes contain texts in Malayalam, my native language, and links to private notes.