Howard Rheingold: Tools for Consolidating & Accessing Personal Knowledge

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Howard Rheingold
Howard Rheingold

This fellow is an infotention superstar. He understands that the tools he uses are means of augmenting his memory, an he knows how to connect tools such as IFTTT, Instapaper, and Evernote. I’m going to start adopting some of the methods Steve recommends.

“This post is the second in series on how I’ve automated augmenting my memory, the first post covered how I create a diary which is my most important and frequently referenced memory aid. This post covers how I automate the creation of my personal knowledge management archive. This archive has been with me for many years now, although it’s expanding at a rapid rate, which makes retrieval one of my primary concerns. In the same way that I’ve found consolidating my diary into a single app, in that case Momento, I consolidate all personal knowledge management information into Evernote which I have on all my devices and the web. Although I started collecting most of this information manually, I’ve found over the years that I don’t have the discipline to do this for anything but the most valuable of information, so it’s almost all automated now. “

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