Normal 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 different ideas are rare.
  • Intention of notes is not just to remind you of what you learned. 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...
    or revision is not the only job of notes. The note should work as a place to inspire, surprise you while brainstorming.