In Insider build v0.9.5, Obsidian launched block references 🎉 How does this work, and how does it stack up against competitor apps like Roam Research?
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Taking notes on books doesn’t have to be a laborious or complex process. Just write down what the book makes you think! In this video, I discuss my note-taking workflow for reading books and how Obsidian plays into it.
How do you effectively solve a problem in your productivity system? This week we discuss why clarifying your problem is just as important as solving it.
Notion recently launched its new linking and backlink features. How do they work, how do they stack up against Obsidian, and should you switch?
Taking notes on your own thoughts is in my opinion the best way to learn. In this video we discuss why this is and some simple mindsets to apply to your note-taking workflows.
We’re big fans of Obsidian around here. If you’re not aware, Obsidian is a feature-packed note-taking software built for the future. No, I don’t mean there’s a weird futuristic idea or scheme associated with it. I mean it’s built off future-proof technology — text files.
This means that thoughts I deem precious I don’t have to worry about if a cloud service goes away or even if Obsidian disappears. All of that data still remains in text files which have been around since the dawn of modern computing.
And with its ability to easily link notes together (both forward and backward), I can now create a multi-dimensional map of my thoughts much like my brain works.
If you’ve been searching for a note-taking app that works with your brain, look no further!
And, if you want some help getting going, we’ve just launched a brand new course with Francesco D’Alessio of Keep Productive. It’s called Obsidian Made Simple.
In the course, you’ll get over 15 lessons on how to use Obsidian, link your thoughts together, and build an effective note-taking system to last you for years to come.
Oh, and you’ll get lifetime access to a course we’ll be updating over time.
Do you need to apologize for not getting to a non-urgent task? Also, we discuss what might be motivating your pursuit of goals and if there’s a better way.
Using Working Copy, Drafts, and Shortcuts gives you a quick way to easily capture thoughts, ideas, and notes to your Obsidian vault — all powered with git version control.