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Jeremy Caplan

Starting 2022 with fresh approaches to taking and making notes 📝

Jeremy Caplan mentions using their notes and finding old material in their notes. Jeremy Caplan notes that there’s no simple method for sharing a link within the space without making it a public tweet. Jeremy Caplan says there’s also a mechanism for recording clubhouse or twitter spaces sessions. Jeremy Caplan notes that they’re trying out using a shared workflow note to take live notes and share live notes.

Mike Reilly discusses notion, a great app that keeps her organized, and the simple notes app that comes with her iphone. Jeremy Caplan notes that there’s been a big move towards new note taking and note making apps. Jeremy Caplan discusses four core ways of organizing things.

Jeremy Caplan notes that they have a note with what they would consider a bob and a page for both of them. Jeremy Caplan says they can go to the page and scan through the back links to things they’ve talked about. Jeremy Caplan notes that there’s an ad 20 rule where it’s 20% of the stuff you create in notes that you’re going to refer to 80% of the time.

Jeremy Caplan and Mike Reilly overview the idea of a mirrored note. Mike Reilly says they use them for smaller class projects. Bob Sacha notes that they have small pieces of paper with close bins for topics.

Jeremy Caplan mentions that the idea of using it with students is interesting, distracts, and works well. Jeremy Caplan talks about how there is an inverse relationship between complexity and ease of use. Mike Reilly says one of the reasons students love jamboard is it’s plug and play.

Jeremy Caplan mentions that koda has a nice feature where if you’re creating data and putting it into a table and quota has a lot of formulas. Jeremy Caplan notes that they find koda useful because you can create different pages for different topics. Jeremy Caplan says they’re curious if people have thoughts on taking paper notes and making them digital.

Jeremy Caplan and Mike Reilly overview the social awkwardness of pulling up a screen to talk with someone. Jeremy Caplan and Mike Reilly discuss taking paper notes and making them digital.

Jeremy Caplan and Bob Sacha talk about taking fewer notes and using a text sniper to copy and paste text from a book. Jeremy Caplan mentions that the book changed the way they approach books in terms of trying to think in advance of how they might want to use this information later.

Jeremy Caplan and Mike Reilly discuss using google pinpoint to scan audio recordings and handwritten documents and upload the pdf. Mike Reilly notes that it tracks how many times a word shows up in documents. Jeremy Caplan talks about uploading files to google drive.

Bob Sacha mentions that one of the things they do at the end of the year is put everything on the floor and decide what’s important and what isn’t. Jeremy Caplan says seeing jamboard and fig jam allows you to put stuff on a visual campus. Mike Reilly talks about how adobe has rebranded and added a few new tools.

Bob Sacha mentions that thanks for both jeremy and mike for sharing all the cool things they find. Jeremy Caplan notes that there’s a lot of new video stuff coming out this year and new photo apps.