PTPL 071: File-Based Knowledge Management—a Subtle but Profound Shift in PKM Thinking
PLUS How plain text task lists can be just as effective as that app you’ve been eyeing
Welcome! I’m Ellane, and this is a once-a-week summary of things that are helping me to simplify and future-proof my digital-analog workflow. It’s a bit longer than usual this week because my enthusiasm just will not be contained!
Plain Text Task Lists
Thanks to this article from Scott Nesbitt, I’ve started keeping a task list for the week (in addition to my TaskPaper-style overview of everything) in Text Edit (for no other reason than showing my brain a different look, and for ease of keeping the file open even when Obsidian is closed). I’m skipping his suggested **DONE** style annotations for now.
If you’re new to Scott’s website, you’re in for a plain text treat! Be warned: it’s no longer maintained, so there’s no guarantee it’ll still be there when you get around to taking a look. If the thought of it disappearing bothers you, I have a one-word piece of advice: Omnivore.
File System Knowledge Management: a s…
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