Writing by Bob Doto


I write about the human experience through the lens of self-development, spirituality, PKM, and anarcho-marxism.


2022 WRITING | posts & essays

10-12-22 ••• What is a Permanent Note?

08-16-22 ••• Don't Ditch Your Old Notes: An Argument for Holding onto Abandoned Ideas

07-25-22 ••• What is a Fleeting Note?

07-19-22 ••• Folgezettel is Not an Outline: Luhmann's Playful Appreciation of (Dys)function

07-16-22 ••• "I just finished reading a book and took lots of notes. Now what?"

06-17-22 ••• The New Convert and the Old Devotee

06-06-22 ••• What is a Literature Note?

05-28-22 ••• A Zettelkasten is Not for "Making Connections"

05-25-22 ••• Zettelkasten, Linking Your Thinking, and Nick Milo's Search for Ground

05-19-22 ••• Linking New Notes & Fearing Lost Ones

05-18-22 ••• Quotes are Not Notes: Creating a Zettelkasten of Ideas

05-16-22 ••• A scraped knee is never just a scraped knee

05-11-22 ••• Friction-free does not lead to more free time

05-10-22 ••• My former alter ego

05-09-22 ••• How I Use CLOGs to Organize My Writing Files

05-07-22 ••• User-Centric Means Labor-Invisible

05-06-22 ••• Decentralization is Inevitably Centralized

05-05-22 ••• The Spectacle Always Recoups Dissent

05-03-22 ••• Resonance over scale

03-27-22 ••• Misconceptions About the Relationship Between Permanent & Evergreen Notes

03-01-22 ••• Folgezettel is More than Mechanism

02-21-22 ••• Tensions Between Zettelkasten & the Productivity Scene

02-16-22 ••• Obsidian Publish Should Not Cost $198 a Year to Use

02-11-22 ••• How to Be a Good Teacher

02-04-22 ••• Is NYT's Acquiring Wordle the End of an Era?

01-30-22 ••• The Five Levels of Hype

01-23-22 ••• Mindsets that Prevent(ed) Me From Ever Making Money as an Artist

01-02-22 ••• Cars feeling creepy dystopian


2021 WRITING | posts & essays (still being uploaded)

12-08-21 ••• The Spirit of Productivity: Channeling Inspiration Into Doing What Matters Most

12-03-21 ••• Hidden Relevance: Where Seemingly Dissonant Ideas Meet

08-21-21 ••• The Predicament of Bourgeois Anticapitalism

08-06-21 ••• Is "Conscious Capitalism" Still an Option? Was it Ever?


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