Be specific. Be aware of your biases. Break down information into its component parts for easier remixing. Above all; keep track of your sources.
My top advice when teaching people how to take notes: start with what you know & pay attention to how you fail.
Storytelling is an effective way to ensure true understanding — and to convey knowledge.
A pile of things "to be read" is a to-do list of low-priority items most of us will never get to. That doesn't mean they're useless.
I'm reluctant to focus my energy on educational materials because I think the liaison work I do is important... albeit less visible and less lucrative.
Naming conventions are a key organizational method — and I don't just mean numbers or unusual symbols like ! and }.
Obsidian is modeled on integrated development environments like Visual Studio Code, not neuroscience, and I prefer it that way.
It's been a year. Obsidian.md encouraged a daily writing habit I've never been able to maintain before, and didn't charge me a dime.
How questions, clear expectations, and thoughtful engagement with inexperienced but well-meaning users can lead to incredible communities.
I like folders due to their cross compatibility, future proofing, interoperability, flexibility, focus, clarity, automation management &etc.