Building a MediaWiki Personal Knowledge Base, 2019 Style

It'd be impossible to keep everything we need to know in one brain and stay sane. Here's how I maintain my own personal knowledge base.

Finding Order in Chaos

I don’t want to say I’m the typical professor (heck, I have an entire podcast devoted to exploring just what the heck that means) but I certainly do occasionally resemble the clichéd absent-minded professor. Remember: good thoughts are clear thoughts and that’s much harder than it sounds when your job is to think about so much, so often, for so long. To put it simply, we have a lot of stuff in our heads.