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The Collector's Fallacy  - Zettelkasten Method

Posted at — 2021-Jun-16

On researching taking notes, speciffically the Zekkelkasten method, I learned The Collector’s Fallacy.

In its essenses:

By taking notes, or making a Zettel, to summarize again what you understood, you then actually can reaffirm the newly acquired knowledge.

The gist here is to make notes as soon as possible. The article suggested a cycle:

One key is that the taken note should contain enough information that the original copy is no longer mandatory.

This post is itself a zettel.