Non-linear Note making

  • Normal notes are linear, mainly focused on subjects, topics, and subtopics.
    • It's a good way if the intention is to collect data. But Normal note taking fails to connect ideasNormal note taking fails to connect ideas

      In standard note-taking, 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 differen...
  • Non-linear systems offer a better way of note-collection.
    • Visual note-taking, 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 wit...
      , etc. are the best examples of it. It's more about
    • Writing the way you thinkWriting the way you think

      The format of writing can change based on the intention of writing.
      It can be rapid logging bullet points, like what Bullet Journaling recommends, or Outline Notes so that their struct...