Take notes to forget, not remember

Photo by David Travis on Unsplash

In his article, The Case against Metadata Tagging in Roam, David Crandall discusses how he stopped trying to identify what metadata tags might describe a piece of information in his Roam graph; making the case for why he now relies on contextual tags. The article gave me an insight that the purpose of taking notes is not to remember — it is actually to forget. But to forget with intention.

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Kara Monroe

Kara Monroe

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I am a world traveler, part-time road warrior, and home body all wrapped up in one gadget-loving package. Writer, photographer, chef, and aspiring artist.