Progressive Summarization

The act of re-reviewing notes to make them richer and more valuable. Includes bolding certain texts, and adding links (both to other notes and to external resources) to make them richer.

Add value to a note every time you touch it. Don't expect to have a perfect plan, just do it. Treat knowledge like a code base and occasionally do refactoring and maintenance.

Notes evolve over time. Just because a note is evergreen does not it mean it needs to ever be complete. One method of doing this is progressive summarization: As you read and re-read notes, edit and improve them as you go along. Examples include: