Can’t remember what you read?  Then quit reading. (Okay, don’t quit reading. But there’s a world of difference between storage and recall.  Evernote is storage, Crusoe is recall.)

Can’t remember what you read? Then quit reading. (Okay, don’t quit reading. But there’s a world of difference between storage and recall. Evernote is storage, Crusoe is recall.)

Can you remember what you read?  I have a large library, but looking at it I often feel like the speaker in the opening lines of Billy Collins’ poem Forgetfulness: The name of the author is the first to go followed obediently by the title, the plot, the heartbreaking...
Crusoe Day 1: Remember what you read

Crusoe Day 1: Remember what you read

You’ve heard of speed-reading.  Here is how to enable speed recall with Crusoe so that you can always remember what you read. I have saved thousands of online articles, book highlights, PDFs, etc. into Evernote since its 2008 release. Every time I saved one of...
Getting Things Done with Crusoe

Getting Things Done with Crusoe

Last week at #ABATechshow, I spoke to David Sparks and Ivan Hemmans about David Allen’s immensely popular book, Getting Things Done (GTD).  It occurred to me that GTD is an excellent model for understanding how Crusoe works. In the first chapter of Getting...
Wikipedia vs. Knowing what you know

Wikipedia vs. Knowing what you know

Crusoe is the difference between looking things up on Wikipedia vs. Knowing what you know Do you really need an application that saves how you think?  Why not just look everything up on Wikipedia? Writing in The New Criterion, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger...
Organize your Evernote notes with Crusoe

Organize your Evernote notes with Crusoe

You save a lot of notes in Evernote, and that’s the problem.  Organize your Evernote notes with Crusoe. How often do you read, see or hear something, and you think to yourself, “Wow, I want to remember this!” But then what do you do? What can you do?...