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Becoming a Better Learner: How to Take Smart Notes

The illusion of competence - we've all been there. Reading an insightful book, highlighting key points, underlying keywords, yet struggling to explain what we've just learned moments later. This frustration is the illusion of competence, a phenomenon where our note-taking methods deceive us into thinking we've grasped new information while our brain idles. But what if we told you there's a fix? The solution lies in taking smart notes. Adopted by luminaries like Leonardo da Vinci and Niklas Luhm
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Why I Want You on the Annual Plan

Building Fleeting Notes has been quite an adventure, and I've now reached an interesting crossroad. The question looming large in my mind is - should I continue along this path of gradual growth or should I aim for something bigger, something faster? If you know me even a little, you can probably guess my answer - I want Fleeting Notes to grow faster! However, to make that leap, I need to put more of the profits back into the business. That's why I've hired a part-time colleague, an ace develo
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Seeking a Technical Co-founder: Obsidian Publish Alternative for Businesses

Hello there! As the creator of Fleeting Notes, a note-taking app designed to capture bite-sized information into Obsidian, I'm on the hunt for a technical co-founder. I envision us working parallelly. While I continue shaping Fleeting Notes, you'll be molding an innovative product—an Obsidian Publish alternative, tailored for businesses. When the time comes, we'll part ways as separate companies. Sounds exciting, right? Here's the deal: You'll walk away with a whopping 90% of the company, with
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How to Use Global Shortcut Keys to Take Quick Notes into Obsidian with Fleeting Notes App

Today, I want to talk to you about how to use global shortcut keys to quickly take notes into Obsidian through the Fleeting Notes app, as well as how to set it up for yourself. As someone who takes a lot of notes, I know how time-consuming it can be to switch back and forth between apps or programs to jot down my thoughts. First, you need to install the Fleeting Notes app extension. Once you have it installed, you can easily set up your own shortcut keys. Here's how you can do that: 1. Click
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How to Take Annotated Screenshots and Sync Them to Obsidian

Are you tired of spending too much time taking notes and organizing them into your knowledge management system? Well, I've got a solution for you! In this blog post, I'm going to walk you through how to take screenshots from your browser, annotate them, and have them automatically sync into Obsidian. First things first, you need to install the Fleeting Notes browser extension. Once you've got that installed, let's get started. Step 1: Take a screenshot. On a Mac, you can do this by pressing Co
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How to Record Notes into Obsidian Completely HAND-FREE (Android/iOS)

I often have great ideas strike me at the most inconvenient times, like when I'm driving or cooking and my hands are full. In the past, I used to let those ideas pass or quickly jot them down in my notes app, only to forget to transfer them to my Obsidian later on. But now, thanks to Fleeting Notes - an app I actually created myself - I can capture my ideas completely hands-free and sync them directly to my Obsidian vault. Now here's how to set it up on Android: (video) 1. Download the Fleeti
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