Friday, March 5, 2004
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Daybook: High Tech and Low Tech

Doug Miller explores low-tech (paper notebooks) and high-tech (Tinderbox) solutions to the Daybook problem. Both have their place!

The Moleskine works great for referencing what I did yesterday, and for recording what I did today. It's less useful for retrieving what I did last week. Trying to find what I did a month ago can be more time consuming than hauling out my PowerBook. Searching for a specific entry from five months ago that happens to be in another notebook is so inefficient as to not be worth the effort.

He's transcribing notes from paper into Tinderbox; this might make a useful component of your weekly (or monthly) review process.