Tell us what ideas you're grappling with this week. July 5, 2023
Another installment of the What Are You Working On? thread.
Here's your chance to join the community and enlighten us about your knowledge path trajectory. It is especially helpful to share if you are a beginner. It helps clarify your goals.
- Faulkner, Grant. The art of brevity: crafting the very short story, Prometheus Books. 2023. Scribd
- Velitchkov, Ivo and Anadiotis, George. Personal Knowledge Graphs: Connected thinking to boost productivity, creativity and discovery, C. Scribner's Sons. 2023. Scribd
What I am programming:
- Reworking zkdashboard.py, adding a historical review function. This has been spurred by @Sascha's post Building a Second Brain and the Zettelkasten Method • Zettelkasten Method were he outlines the importance of developing a habit that includes a review process.
- Learning to use Qt for Python using PySide6 to build desktop apps for Mac.
- I set up a personal ChatGPT that creates an LLM (really a small LM) out of only the data from my ZK—exciting to be able to chat explicitly with my ZK utilizing this technology.
I'm listening to:
More Giorgio Moroder
I'm thinking about the following:
I've been sick. I've been spending time at the doctor's office. Thankfully we agree that I don't have a life-ending malady. I see the light at the end of the tunnel–but it's dim.
My stats tell me I have surpassed one million words in my ZK. Drip, drip, drip is how I did it. It has taken 1700 days to reach this level—1700 days for the next million.
My seven day zettel production
I must keep doing my best even though I'm a failure. My peak cognition is behind me. One day soon I will read my last book, write my last note, eat my last meal, and kiss my sweetie for the last time.
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