Roam vs. Obsidian

Roam vs. Obsidian

In a recent post, I made an offhand mention that Obsidian might be a better fit for some people than Roam Research. What was that all about? Well, for one, I believe both are good tools. If you're looking to use Roam as a Zettelkasten tool, Obsidian offers many of the same benefits. I've been keeping my eye on its development all the months that I've cautiously used Roam. It's super easy to try out with these few steps: Export your Roam content (I did that regularly and added it to a Git repo on my computer)I would open…

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Making sense of Roam Research

Just over a month ago, I gave an intro tour of Roam Research to the Wildbit team. We have a call of this type on the first Friday of each month, and I'd wanted to do this for a while as a few people on the team started to use it. But each person seems to come away from the first few log-ins to Roam with this same question: How do I use this thing? The truth is, after months of using it, I still didn't have a firm sense of how I wanted to use Roam myself. Ever since…

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