Category: Productivity


Molecular Notes: Practice

In this Part 2, I discuss the practical implementation of Molecular Notes in Obsidian. I explain how I organise my Second Brain (Tags, Folders, Topics) and present detailed workflows for ingesting different types of content. I also explain how one can extend Obsidian, giving the example of Polymer ā€“ a spaced repetition application that I built on top of my Second Brain.

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Molecular Notes: Principles

In this post I present Molecular Notes, a note-taking system I created to help me learn from diverse sources (books, textbooks, articles, courses), distil insights, and synthesise new ideas. Molecular Notes is how I approach my Second Brain ā€“ the body of concepts and ideas that are relevant to my understanding of the world, both personally and professionally.

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How I Read Books

I recently launched a website to open-source some of my book reviews. To accompany this, Iā€™d like to share some thoughts on my philosophy of reading books, and how my current workflow reflects this philosophy.

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How I use Notion

This post is a fairly comprehensive discussion of how I use Notion (a free personal knowledge management app) to organise various aspects of my life: project management, reading, academics, plans/goals, investing, and more. The post is not designed to be read linearly ā€“ pick and choose the bits that are relevant to you.

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