| ||Ask HN: How do you keep track of your creative thoughts?|
325 points by jianzong on Jan 6, 2019 | hide | past | favorite | 278 comments |
|Hi Hackernews, I am a developer with lots of random creative thoughts, especially when I am in shower or after a few shots of caffeine. I have yet to find a perfect solution to keep track of my random thoughts.
Here are a few things that I've tried at least for a few months:|
1. Physical notebook: still using, but some times my notebook is in my backpack/left at home/in office
2. Evernote alike: never works for me. I hate the constant changing features/UI and the overhead of simply opening it
3. (My pick) use instant IM to send messages to myself: the IM tool really doesn't matter. It could be mail app, facebook messenger, slack. Laptop and phone syncing is free and always reliable.
I know these are my throw away thoughts. I am wondering whether there are some amazingly good solutions that I didn't know of. Otherwise I am planning to create one for myself.
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