Adding life back to my notes: Roam after 4 months

A note-thinking tool for rich, messily connected, multi-dimensional work

What Roam Research looks like — from

Roam Research is a (relatively new) productivity tool that’s been compared against popular apps like Notion and Evernote, but is more closely similar to apps like Workflowy / Dynalist (known as outliner tools), and Obsidian (also an outliner, but has more similar features to Roam). Despite its recency, the…



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Boon Yew Chew

Principal UX designer at Elsevier. IxDA local leader and board alumni. Strategy. Systems. Visual thinking. Design. Has a brain in his stomach.