As you all might have already guessed, heisenberg isn’t my real name (I mean how cool would that be). My real name is Kshitij Thakre, and I am from India, currently pursuing Computer Engineering and in the final year.
I have always been a fan of people who have been encouraging productivity and knowledge management. People like Thomas Frank, Ali Abdaal, Matt D’avella, Francesco from Keep Productive, and a lot more.
The first app that I used was OneNote by Microsoft during my first year of engineering. Then I found Evernote and was eventually attracted towards Notion. And when the PKM was starting to take shape in the world of Internet, I was introduced to Roam Research. Then as the paywall hit the streets, I went out in search of other note-taking apps that can fit my needs (and are free!).
The app that I found was Remnote, and that’s when I first met discord. I didn’t know how to use it. But I saw the power of community and how people from different sides of the world were helping each other understand the ins and outs of the app. That’s when I met @Karthikk and @imalightbulb. That is how The Productivists was started.
The initial idea was to bring people onboard and help them meet their needs regarding perfect apps that suited them exactly as they wanted. We wanted The Productivists to be the hub of PKM and Productivity tools. Starting with familiar people from Remnote and Obsidian server, we were able to get by and touch people with our ideas. And today, we have come far, creating a forum (thanks to @Karthikk, @Oshyan, and @KGBicheno), and meeting people who have a broader knowledge of things.
So, I thank everyone who has made it here.