Non-fiction books: a waste of time? o_O

Non-fiction books: a waste of time? o_O

This short article is all about: the end of non-fiction books (?!), how to extract (& preserve) KNOWLEDGE out of raw information, what kind of tools can be used to support this process, why it requires more effort than just understanding the written words.Few days ago someone has linked me a very interesting article - "Why books don't work" (https://andymatuschak.org/books/). I honestly recommend reading through it (at least "the books" part - because there's a separate one on lectures), but if you're super-lazy ... it's about an observation that reading non-fiction books is very ineffective as the typical…

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The rise of Personal Knowledge Management tools

The rise of Personal Knowledge Management tools

This blog post is all about: why task trackers & basic note-taking apps are not enough anymore, where's the border between the need of handling structured & unstructured data, why we need some sort of a database (but with a flexible UI on the top) and what's the current direction of an evolution for personal knowledge management apps.Humans accumulate data. All sorts of. Notes. To-do lists. Vacation destination ideas. Important dates. Family budgets. And many, many more. Some of this data is very specific & we tend to use dedicated applications for that: music playlists in music streaming service…

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