Zettelkasten is german for "card index box".
Nonlinear note taking system. Notes (Zettel) compose a web of knowledge. Their organization follows the guidelines:
- Each note has a unique identifier;
- Each note contains a single core idea;
- Each note (optionally) contains tags;
- Each note links to other related ideas.
If tagging the note, try to limit to three or four tags.
To implement it, one will need three Building blocks of a Zettelkasten.
1 Elsewhere in the garden
Notes that link to this note.