Plain Text Notes with The Archive and Zettelkasten

Plain Text Note Taking

One of the most read posts on this site is a brief note praising Brett Terpstra’s wonderfully robust plain text notes app, nvALT. I’d wager the popularity owes much to a lack of alternatives. Note takers have never had so many apps to choose from, but nvALT still has significant advantages over most plain text … Read more

Note Taking Automation with Notebooks, Workflow etc

Ipad Note Taking Automation

* This is the second of a two part feature on Notebooks, for part one see here Notebooks Part II: URL schemes and iOS Note Taking Automation Aside from being an excellent general purpose notes taking app, Notebooks has a host of features uniquely suited to academic work and study — or any kind of research for … Read more

Create Smarter Presentations with Deckset for macOS

Deckset Macos Presentation Software

Presenting complex ideas in a clear, and simple way is as undervalued as it is difficult to master. It doesn’t help that established presentation software is mostly dated, awkward, and time-consuming. Just as we have with writing apps, we have painted ourselves into a corner with presentation tools. Keynote can standalone as an alternative to … Read more