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How to shield your writing process to prevent the unpredictable

Your note-taking and writing are constantly at risk of Back Swans.

A Black Swan is a very unlikely event but highly catastrophic. Some catastrophic events are not extremely unlikely. We just think that they can’t happen because of some personal or professional bias, because we are too involved to judge…

I’ll never know what I don’t know, but I can know what is to experience the unknown

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Clarity. That’s the word that comes to mind when in the middle of overwhelming problems I ask myself, what do I want?

Not whiteness, nothing completely blank, but just clarity.

Clarity in the middle of darkness. Why do we associate our difficult moments with darkness?

Clarity’s what rises from those…

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Word processors, text editors, outliners… and still exploring

This is part of the collection of articles Antifragile Writing and Tools for Thought (PKMs) by Adolfo Ramírez Corona.

If this article was of your interest, you may like to check The Antifragile Writing Workshop on Maven where we explore ways to level up your note-taking systems; develop a personal…

Marco Polo or the consultant as an advanced learner

Kublai Khan does not necessarily believe everything Marco Polo says when he describes the cities visited on his expeditions, but the emperor of the Tartars does continue listening to the young Venetian with greater attention and curiosity than he shows any other messenger or explorer of his.
— Ítalo Calvino, Invisible…

Or the trend to find a note-taking app that takes notes for you

The easy way

These days, it looks like we are living in the quest to design and build the ultimate frictionless experience. From boarding into an airplane to configuring an app, through shopping online or playing music, everything seems to be around getting a frictionless experience.

This trend can go to extremes. In…

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