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Updates to Evernote’s Privacy Policy

Your notes are more than information; they’re extensions of yourself. The billions of notes stored in Evernote contain your most important ideas, projects, and memories. Keeping them safe for you is a tremendous responsibility. Today, we’re introducing an updated privacy policy, taking effect on July 3, that gives us the ability to improve your Evernote experience while maintaining our three laws of data protection: Your data is yours Your data

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Why You Should Write Things Down: Experience and Information

The Death of Socrates (Detail), Jacques-Louis David, 1787 Life boils down to just two things: experience and information. Experience is what happens in your brain. The slippery chill of diving into a swimming pool. The bittersweet taste of chocolate ice cream on your tongue. Those are experiences. Information is the breadcrumb trail left behind by experience. The photograph of you by the pool. The chocolate stain on your shirt. Information

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Taking Note: How to Use Bullet Points for Concise Note-Taking

This post is part of our ongoing series, “Taking Note,” outlining the storied history and styles of note-taking. Throughout the coming weeks, we’ll explore how the practice of taking notes can improve your creativity and all the work you set out to accomplish. In a world that moves at the speed of social media, it’s imperative to get your point across quickly. More often than not, when you’re dealing with

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