Replacing your notebook computer …with a notebook
Laptop to Notebook conversion Notes, sketches, catchall. Inventors Notebook. Also doubles as a folder, sort of. Indicate action items. Use what youll carry. (mine is a Moleskine Cahier) Stick your pen in it. Nightly download to digital.
Notebook: where to get things Moleskine – http://moleskineus.comhttp://moleskineus.com (Mine is a Cahier) Staples, Walgreens, CVS… Used printer paper Above all, use what youll carry.
PDA to pocket conversion To-do tickler for the day Schedule Nightly upload from digital
Pocket: where to get things Hipster PDA http://www.diyplanner.comhttp://www.diyplanner.com 43folders http://www.43folders.com/2004/09/03/intro ducing-the-hipster-pda/ http://www.43folders.com/2004/09/03/intro ducing-the-hipster-pda/ Full Contact Geek UPN http://www.fullcontactgeek.com/FCG/Pages/ UPN.html http://www.fullcontactgeek.com/FCG/Pages/ UPN.html Pocketmod http://www.pocketmod.com/http://www.pocketmod.com/
Non-notebook discussion Paper prototypes http://paperprototyping.com/http://paperprototyping.com/ Chat with actual conversations Gobby with whiteboards Your inbox with folders Hiveminder, GTDGmail, and KinklessGTD AIM bots Phone cameras Sentimental but spacehogging? Take a picture, toss it out. Back up your stuff. Digital == less to pack. Camera for notetaking. Lifehacker. SWITCH TO FIREFOX! Greasemonkey rocks. Freemind & mind mapping. Put shades on your whiteboard
Notebook discussion Label notebook pages with a date to force yourself to use them Notebooks – organize by linear time, or by project (one section of notebook per project) Cornell method printout on paper Sign & date (and have a friend sign) pages for copyright ammo later on scanR – automatically text-recognize your pages
Pencils vs pens PENS ARE NOT HUMAN! –says Ben Architectural pencils