It’s no secret that I like to use paper. Just take a look at my Hipster PDA section, and my constant reliance on Field Notes notebooks for quickly jotting down ideas to deal with later. (I’m really into their Lunacy notebooks right now.) It doesn’t have the nifty editing, sharing, and text reflow that digital … Continue reading Keeping a Zelda Task Journal
I’ve been using a couple of different systems for note-taking over the past several years. Last month, I had meant to point a friend/coworker to a blog post describing my setup. (Hi, Dunx!) He had been using Evernote which, to put it mildly, pooped its pants, deleting much of his content. [Spoiler: he managed to … Continue reading Digital Note-Taking
I had never gotten to the end of a pocket notebook before it totally crumbled apart. Until today.
As you may know, I like pen-and-paper for taking notes. It is a little more quick and freeform than using the phone. Remove phone from pocket. Wake up. Enter passcode. Go to home screen. Find app. Launch app. Start ‘new’ note. What was I going to note, again? A Space Pen in one pocket and … Continue reading Field Notes: Expedition Edition
The other night, @verso tweeted a question about running a little wiki on a home file server. I responded with TiddlyWiki, which is a whole wiki contained in a single HTML file. It actually may or may not fulfill her needs, since there are huge concurrency and remote access issues — it’s designed to be … Continue reading Wikis and notepads and text files, oh my!
Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal. To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2002/02/I had the strangest dream last night. It was scary and prevented me from going back to sleep for a hour, … Continue reading Guilty by Design