📚 node [[roam]]

note taking app that does backlinks et. al



A [[note-taking]] tool for [[networked thought]].


I stumbled across [[org-roam]] (emulating Roam in Emacs), while looking for a way of improving my flow of working on my wiki, and am loving it so far.

Roam attempts to implement a near-full conception of [[hypertext]] as originally conceived by visionaries like [[Vannevar Bush]] and [[Ted Nelson]].

A Text Renaissance

It implements a few key features of 1980s vintage hypertext visions — block-level addressability, [[transclusion]] (changes in referenced blocks being “transfer-included” wherever they are cited), and bidirectional linking — that utterly transform the writing experience at the finger-tips level.

A Text Renaissance

You end up organizing high-level structure as you work at fleshing out low-level chunks of information, because the UX collapses high and low-level thinking into a single behavior.

A Text Renaissance

It can also do note-taking, workflows (like kinda-sorta competitor Notion), and wiki-like knowledge management, but those use cases are not as interesting to me. Conspiracy theories and extended universes, in the best senses of those terms — escaped reality construction might be the general category — is what Roam wants to be about.

A Text Renaissance

Written in Clojure.

You write things, and create relationships between them. Don't have to worry about meticulously putting things into a hierarchy. Using back links, and link tags get around this. You can use it for knowledge management, as a task manager, a CRM and a tool for writing.

Writing a block once and then just referencing that block elsewhere is nice.

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⥅ related node [[roam-research]] pulled by user

"A note-taking tool for networked thought. As easy to use as a document. As powerful as a graph database. Roam helps you organize your research for the long haul."

I currently use Roam for my private note taking. I practice making a daily [[Worklog]], taking notes on meetings, running a lightweight CRM, and managing my personal TODOs with it.

Roam Research

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