how i (don’t actually) hold so much in my brain

once upon a time, some people on my team discussed their strategy for retrieving information about all sorts of things.

v: when in need, i always ask siri. and if siri doesn’t know, i ask gail.
k: seems like he’s got the order wrong.

i’d earned a reputation for being able to hold a crazy amount of stuff in my brain because whenever people came to me with a question, i almost always had an answer ready for them within 1-2 minutes.

even though it’s common practice to take notes in the workplace, i’ve noticed that most folks don’t have a reliable system for actually utilizing those notes.

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