Notes Should Serve a Purpose

My goal is: "I want to produce novel, powerful ideas." A computer-supported thinking system is helpful insofar as it supports that. But it's hard to evaluate those systems empirically because such ideas are rare. People who blog about note-taking systems don't produce them.

— Andy Matuschak -

  • coming up with systems for organising notes, and reference material, instead of doing "actual work" with them - Notes Should Serve a Purpose