Building blocks of a Zettelkasten

The three main building blocks for a Zettelkasten are:

  1. Inbox: the gateway into your knowledge system
  2. Archive: the one, trusted place to look for information
  3. Reference Database: interface to the outside world

This is totally tool agnostic. My tools of choice are these.

In the drawing below, red denotes the boundary of the system. Everything outside it is "the rest of the world":


1 Elsewhere in the garden

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