In this episode we talk with Stian Håklev, who is the engineer/learning architect for Minerva Project.
- We talked about his origin story: diving open science, collaborative communities, and international development and connecting all these findings through Roam.
- What should get a page and what shouldn’t, using references as an inbox and more
- His thoughts on Roam as a networked thought tool, and how it changed his thinking.
Check out the full transcript here
- 1:59 Stian Håklev’s origin story
- 4:13 Linux, programming and open source
- 5:48 Academic citations in multiple Chinese journals
- 6:47 How can we support self-learners and collaborative learning? Ph.D. and pedagogical theories
- 9:30 Minerva Project and rethinking undergraduate education
- 11:54 Introducing Roam into Stian’s Ph.D. reading workflow
- 14:06 Building the Frankenstein of Roam Research
- 18:31 How Stian Håklev uses Roam Research: From manual linking to using the tool
- 21:58 The Daily Pages concept and design affordances
- 23:30 No friction when starting from daily pages, and references as an inbox
- 27:13 There is no distinction between page, tag, and link
- 28:25 Struggling with Zettelkasten or Evergreen Notes
- 33:00 Collecting all the artifacts and projects Stian has built
- 36:10 Collaboration and harnessing the creative exhaust
- 39:22 The vision for a collaborative Roam
- 40:57 Exploring complex design issues and semantic technologies
- 43:37 How to describe Roam to someone who hasn’t started using it yet?
- 46:47 What does Roam mean to you?
- Stian’s Twitter
- Networked Thought Newsletter
- Stian’s Blog
- Minerva Project
- Keyboard Maestro
- VIDEO: Reproducing PhD reading workflow with Roam Research by Stian Håklev
- Venkatesh Rao Tweet Thread on Roam Research
- VIDEO: Meet Roam-I and Roam-E, A Roam Research Concept Demo
- VIDEO: Tiago Forte’s Interview with Conor White-Sullivan
- Sonke Ahrens’ How to Take Smart Notes