reMarkable 2: The Essential Tablet for Writers and Thinkers
I had tried dozens of notetaking tools, none of which had been as productive as my pen and paper. That was until I saw reMarkable 2 while scrolling Instagram. I fell in love with reMarkable 2 at first sight. At that moment, it didn’t matter if I needed it. It must be mine, I thought. Yes, in this article, I will talk about reMarkable 2 from the perspective of educators and lifelong learners.
Man strives to learn, and to do so, he must read. However, he can’t remember everything he reads and therefore needs to take notes. Especially when reading a book, listening to a university lecture, or attending a secret meeting to save the world, man feels the urge to take notes. When you least expect it, humanity is inspired to take notes on what they can’t remember. The things we lost from those who did not write down their thoughts when they were idealized are unimaginable. The most important aspect of notetaking, however, is the nostalgic feeling when you read it in the future.
When notetaking becomes a habit, the notetaker becomes more organized, they dress better, start making their bed in the morning, and write the notes they once put on sticky notes in a special notebook with beautiful cover art or an expensive leather one with embossing and thicker paper to prevent bleed. Finally, he indulges in the world of pens and pencils, the tools of the notetaker.
One of my favorite things to do is also to take short and momentary notes. For example, when I am trying to learn something new, learn more about something I know, or about something that piqued my interest on the internet, I quickly write it down to avoid forgetting it later. Then, when I have the time, I research that topic, which increases my interest in it. Notetaking also helps in being an author. I can use the notes I have taken to make my articles more interesting and sometimes even change their entire content.
I have been blogging regularly for nearly twenty years, and in these two decades, reading and notetaking kept me going…