This is not a science fiction post about upgrading your brain with a memory chip. The second brain approach is about elevating your existing stores of knowledge and making some sense of them.
Personally I have tons of browser bookmarks, notes and reference files all over the place. This method might help me make some sense of it.
Here are a few things I'm taking away from this concept.
- Keep short term notes in Apple Notes
- Long term and reference material in Evernote
- Blog posts and projects in Bear
Go ahead and dig deeper into the subject if it sounds like something that'll improve your workflow.