Communicating with Slip Boxes

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He views his Zettelkasten as a partner of communication.

In order to gain new information, you must be surprised by something the other has to say, so for his Zettelkasten it means unexpected associations.

He didn’t really put much effort into organizing his Zettelkasten but instead opted for Open organization, ad hoc procedure. Every note has a fixed place.

He mentions that the Zettelkasten over time becomes a sort of secondary memory, pretty close to what Thiago Forte describes as the Second brain.