Keeping track of what you read

This morning I woke up and read a few articles about artificial intelligence before my thoughts wandered back to sports trading cards. A lot of my article reading is happening on my Pixel 3 XL phone and it is a scrolling type of consuming content. On this computer here that runs Windows 10 I had thought about getting back into using EndNote to capture all of my citations. That is always a challenging thing to deal with when it comes keeping track of two different types of content. Online media and academic journals are always two different types of content that have to be tracked in different ways.

One of the things that I need to get back into the habit of doing is generally tracking content, but really digging into specific topics for literature reviews. Over the last couple of weeks I started planning out an article. It all started by drawing things out on a page from a Moleskine A3 size sketchbook. Yeah — that is a 11.75″ x 16.5″ giant drawing pad. Sometimes that is easier to work with than my whiteboard. All of that drawing and thinking set the stage for an area of inquiry that will be the seed for an interesting literature review.

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