Colophon, a fancy term for sharing information about the publication of this "book". A way to track the thinking behind the evolution of this site.
What is this?#
Vannevar Bush writing in 1945 imagined a device he called Memex as
a device in which an individual stores all his books, records, and communications, and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. It is an enlarged intimate supplement to his memory.
I needed to get better at learning. At obtaining information and learning effectively by working into sensible schema that I could use. Prior approaches were disconnected and ad hoc.
See this blog post for more.
Version 2.0 - Foam + Material for MkDocs
Timed with an increased focus on leveraging this site for my personal learning environment
To do list#
Random examples of what others have achieved using Foam combine with other technologies
- Foam-document - Foam site supporting to the foam/mkdocs template
- DevBook - using Just the Docs - Jekyll
- Paul's Digital Garden - uses the PARA method and a Gatsby theme
- lzrd.dev - 11ty with foam, pages include backlinks
Version 1 - Initial implementation with Foam using PKM (July 2020)#
- July 6 - Early design