A Second Brain with Obsidian

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Use Markdown language to create formatted text.

Import existing notes into the Obsidian environment.

Generate different visualizations for your digital brain.

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this hands-on guided project you will learn how to use the knowledge base app Obsidian. With its powerful interface, Obsidian makes it easy for anyone to structure note taking dynamics suitable for a variety of purposes: from personal journaling, to study or work notes. On top of that, one can establish links across notes and quite literally build a digital brain based on all of these connections, powered by Obsidian's Graph View.

Skills you will develop

  • Knowledge Management
  • Complexity Thinking
  • note-taking

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introducing Obsidian

  2. Creating a Vault

  3. Graph View

  4. Tags

  5. Aliases

  6. Themes and Languages

  7. Publish

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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