The true purpose of a Zettelkasten

A Zettelkasten is a box of notes. Luhmann’s workflow to take and organize notes became synonymous with Zettelkasten. When we hear the word Zettelkasten today, we think of the workflow process, not necessarily a box of index cards.

I posted an essay about the true purpose of a Zettelkasten. My understanding has changed over the past year.

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