If you're like me, you have more than one hard-drive full of random
stuff: notes, PDF files, Epub files, ZIP and TAR files, GIT repositories
of (mostly incomplete) projects, and so on and so forth. Also, if
you're like me, these projects devolve into a bunch of different areas:
my professional life, my artistic and creative life, my open-source
footprint, my personal life like my kids and my wife, the infrastructure
of my life like the current projects in home maintenance, and in my case
an imperial buttload of recipes.
My Rust has gotten rusty, so to speak, so I've decided to try and write
something to help me manage it. This post is mostly me rambling about
what I'm going to write, gods help us all, and how I want to manage
Basically, I want a knowledge base. That's it. That's the simplest
thing possible. In fact, pretty much what I want is some kind of
Roam clone, but one with extra superpowers.
I'm going to use a term that doesn't exist in the real world:
"egotonin." Egotonin is a mythical substance that gets used when you're
exerting willpower; it is the thing that is depleted in the concept of
So lets talk about Knowledge Bases.