The observation you make today influences your belief about Premise A (I can trust person X to know about Y)
That update cascades to flip decisions or reasoning chains you've formed long in the past (Z is true)
- Tell them what you're going to tell them
- Tell them
- Tell them what you told them
It lays out the scaffold of the idea, then fills it in
To quote Neil Levy "Notes... do not make contemporary physics (etc) easier, they make it possible."
Clipping articles, web pages, powerpoints, YouTube videos.
What it is bad at is taking those things you capture and then carving them into pieces (this 30 second clip, that slide, this sentence), and then putting those in new contexts/threads.
Which means taking "cards" out, laying them on a table, reorganizing them, and then building a new thread
Here's what you want instead
Incredible power, especially when linking to a note that doesnt exist yet will create it