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14 Best Notion Alternatives Free For Personal Use & Students

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Notion has been in the market since 2015. In the time that Notion has been around, there have been plenty of reviews about the popular productivity tool.  It’s no surprise that people have been trying to find the best alternative to Notion. Some find it to be a versatile tool to have in their arsenal, while others find that overloading software with features isn’t the best way to go about…

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Knowledge Engineering: How to Build The Best Knowledge Management System

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We’ve all been there. You open up the web browser, swing by r/notetaking or r/notebooks, and fall down the rabbit hole of productivity. “I wish my notes looked so neat!” Excited, you order a set of expensive notebooks and an equally expensive pen to match. A week into the note-taking spree, your depressingly empty notebooks are collecting dust. Sounds familiar? Anybody can take notes, but how to take evergreen, context-rich notes…

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What Is Web3? It’s More Than Just Crypto Companies: The Powerful Rise of Web3 Startups Explained

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Snake oil peddling, Ponzi scheme, or a true revolution? Web3 (a.k.a. Web 3.0) is another hot topic in the “let’s argue about the future of tech” lineup, right next to the Metaverse and the bizarre world of NFT art. What is Web3? How does it work? Here’s everything you need to know. 🌐 Before you start… Are you passionate about cutting-edge technology? Do you want to learn more about the…

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🚀 /Slash Command, Calendar View, New Notifications, and More!

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Hi Taskaders  🎉 We’ve worked hard to make Taskade work better for you! Here’s what’s new: ⚡️ /Slash Command Type “/” to view and filter commands. Add due dates, change formats, create new blocks and much more. Speed up your workflow without touching your mouse. Learn more. ⚡️ Calendar View The long-awaited project Calendar is finally here! Create and edit tasks, drag to prioritize, and visualize them using the month, week, or day…

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The History of Markdown: A Prelude to the No-Code Movement

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When Markdown launched in 2004, it instantly became a darling of bloggers and tech enthusiasts. It also laid the foundation for future no-code tools. Almost two decades later, this “humane” markup language (more on that in a bit) is more relevant than ever. Want to know how it all started? Buckle up and let’s take a look back at the fascinating history of Markdown. 💡Calling all productivity historians… The history…

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What Is a Roadmap? Time to Show Your Team the Big Picture

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When big companies hold meetings, you can expect a lot of lofty phrases like “aligning goals” or “cross-departmental collaboration.” But what do those words actually mean? How do you make sure that your team is indeed aligned on goals? This is where roadmapping comes in. 💡 Before you start… Roadmapping is a cornerstone of effective project management. Don’t forget to check about other project management strategies when you’re done reading. …

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History of the To-Do List and How to Get Yours Organized

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Get a mini-toothpaste, *check*, take down the Manfredi crime family, *check*! Apparently, even superheroes use to-do lists to get stuff done. Haven’t seen Spiderman: Far From Home? That’ll have to wait because, in today’s article, we take a look at the history of the to-do list and some high achievers who’ve mastered it. Plus, you’ll learn how to make your to-dos stick! Love it or hate it, the to-do list…

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How to Reduce Context Switching and Reach Flow State

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A task a day keeps procrastination away, if only it was that simple. Context switching—shifting focus between tasks—is the “norm” for many remote workers. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s how to reduce context switching, add depth to your workdays, and reach a flow state. According to psychologists Jeanne Nakamura and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the human brain can process 120 bits of information per second. Impressive? Not really,…

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A Review of Zapier’s History: Rise of The No-Code Movement

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Zapier has contributed to the creation of a new way of software development that has been gaining popularity in recent years. It’s called No-Code, and it is currently taking over software development. Here’s the history of Zapier and its role in shaping this new world. It is predicted that by 2025, 70% of new applications will use no-code or low-code technologies.(1) And while No-Code is not new and has been…

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A Complete Guide to the Flowtime Technique

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The Flowtime technique is a time management technique that helps you maximize your productivity. This technique derives its name from the word ‘Flow’, as it encourages you to be in a flow state. The flow state is achieved in periods of time when you’re fully immersed in a certain task (1). The Flowtime technique is essentially a twist on the Pomodoro Technique, which is another famous method to help boost…

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Google Keep vs Evernote: Which Is the Better Note-Taking App?

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Google Keep and Evernote are two of the most popular note-taking apps out there. Both apps have their fair share of amazing features to boost your productivity, thus making it a difficult choice for you to choose between the two. Modern note-taking brings a lot of advanced features which make it simpler to organize your thoughts. With studies proving the positive influence that note-taking has on improving memory recall(1), it’s…

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7 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Team Knowledge And Productivity

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Stuck in a rut? Deadlines keeping you up at night? Don’t worry, we have a handful of productivity quotes and proverbs to get you back on track. These traditional sayings will help you lead your remote team and get work done in the age of remote collaboration. 💡 This post was inspired by David Shariatmadari’s article “Are these 11 proverbs for the digital age?” published in The Guardian.* 🌟 A…

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