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The Real Value of Information & Access to Information

Information is the currency of democracy.
— Thomas Jefferson

Discussions around information, information technology, access to data and knowledge, sometimes seem to center around convenience or productivity. But ultimately, information and knowledge is a foundation of decision-making and personal freedom. 

Reading For Knowledge - Snip the Facts, Quotes & Charts as you go

The Pandexio reader also lets you snip out the salient bits, describe and organize them without interrupting your reading.

The Pandexio reader also lets you snip out the salient bits, describe and organize them without interrupting your reading.

Reading is not a passive activity. It is not absorbtion of information. The reader organizes and connects ideas and patterns in the very act of reading, creating knowledge out of facts and sentences.

The Pandexio Viewer lets you collect, describe, connect and organize your knowledge as you read, and frees your newly minted knowledge from the container of the document.

At Pandexio's core is the Hypersnip: a connected and easy way to mark, collect and manage salient information, statistics, quotes and ideas from documents, charts, pages, images and more, all without losing context.

Each hypersnip is added to a universal snip feed with all the other hypersnips from all the other documents in your project. This means it is much more than a note taking tool; it's a way to pull your finds out of their sources without breaking the connection.

Know So Little - Quote of the Day

How it is we have so much information, but know so little?
— Noam Chomsky

Gathering information is so engrained in our minds as a first and key step in formulating an idea that it has in some instances overtaken the transformative power of thought.

Seeing patterns, creating or supporting a hypothesis, developing a mental model, connecting the dots: this is the work of knowing and knowledge.