Taking notes: it’s hard to do well.

Obsidian Rocks is devoted to learning how to learn using one of the best note taking apps of the 21st century: Obsidian.

Note taking is a powerful force multiplier. No matter what you’re doing, taking great notes will make it better!

So let’s make some notes!

  • Why isn’t Obsidian Open Source?

    Many people have expressed concerns on the closed source development of the Obsidian application. Obsidian is a wonderful application used by people all over the world, and the concern is understandable. Why isn’t Obsidian open source? Why do we care? One of the core ideas behind Obsidian is the open format of the application. Obsidian…

  • Backing up Your Obsidian Vault on Github (for free!)

    Backing up Your Obsidian Vault on Github (for free!)

    Backing up your obsidian vault on Github is a great way to keep and maintain ongoing backups of your Obsidian Vault. Github offers both public and private repositories for free, so it’s a good option if you want free backups for your Second Brain. There are many more options when it comes to backing up…

  • How to Use Obsidian Community Plugins

    Obsidian is a wonderful application all on its own, but you’re missing out if you haven’t at least tried some of the wonderful (and free!) community plugins that are available. Community Plugins are powerhouses that allow you to do all sorts of things. For example: Most of these things are either not feasible or much…