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chris rabl 115

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I'm a compulsive highlighter (probably a holdover from my note-hoarding days but I digress). I try to highlight as I read, and then when I go to write summaries, I'll look at the highlights and try to…

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I had the same "problem": tons of articles that I thought I wanted to read, but seemingly never enough energy to read through them (yet at the same time, accumulating more). The way I approached it…

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100% this. Asynchrony is a game-changer, and for a lot of discussions (design reviews, etc) it's actually more helpful than having a synchronous conversation (because recordings can be replayed, and a…

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The #roamcult mentality is grating to me. I understand people are passionate about the tool and that it solves a problem for a particular niche, but I find that it polarizes the community.

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Something I've started to do with my team is have asynchronous video "conversations": whenever we do a design review, for example, we individually use Loom to screen record and talk out loud to review…

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Forgot to mention: don't let your lack of coding experience be a barrier to starting on designing the product. Find a way to mock your ideas up (pencil and paper is more than adequate in terms of a…

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This is going to sound obvious and unhelpful, but it's the way I learned: start building it! As soon as you get to something you don't understand, as a friend who knows how to code, or just Google it…

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Scrivener might be interesting depending on your use case (it's mainly aimed at authors/writers). Do you plan on doing a lot of writing/research?

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I like to start with outliner tools like OmniOutliner to get my most roughly-shaped thoughts out on the page (but even apps like Apple Notes will do in a pinch). Using a technique I learned from…

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