37. Note Taking and Information Management

To be effective at work these days, you have to make sense of a large amount of information on a daily basis. What strategies and tools can you harness to organize information quickly as you come across it? Can this also help you choose which skills or concepts to learn?

We talk to Chirag Jain about these ideas. Chirag has worked as a Software Developer at Google, Uber, and Directi. He has a keen interest in note taking and personal information management, and shares some of the techniques that have worked for him.

Chirag's LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chirgjn/

Episode length: 26 min | Listen on: Spotify | Google | Apple | More options

Mentioned in this episode

1. Notion: https://www.notion.so/

2. Chirag's Tech Talk Notes (in Notion): https://chiragj.notion.site/94e9c669e6a24d92ac0b7ebc7a711814?v=9ea352096a8046648d86a797c1a52406

3. Sublime Text: https://www.sublimetext.com/

4. Roam Research: https://roamresearch.com/

5. Obsidian: https://obsidian.md/

6. Zettelkasten: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zettelkasten

7. Tim Ferris: https://tim.blog/

8. Atomic Habits by James Clear: https://jamesclear.com/

9. GTD (Getting Things Done): https://gettingthingsdone.com/

10. Alan Kay: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Kay

11 Simon Willison's Today I Learned: https://simonwillison.net/2021/May/2/one-year-of-tils/

12. Chirag's Twitter id: https://twitter.com/cjTheDev

13. Chirag's email: hi@chiragjain.com

14. Work At Tech: https://workat.tech/

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