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  • Engaging engram

    Welcome to engram! As an invitation-only beta user of engram, you are part of a small and exclusive group of digital explorers that will help guide the future of our product. We thank you in advance for your participation, and hope you enjoy using the program in the process.

  • Brain Dump, Plugins & Help Documentation

    Today’s updates (and upcoming ones) re-focus attention on the ability to quickly collect thoughts in engram. Clicking the engram logo now takes you to the Brain Dump page, sharing to engram on iOS and Android is much easier, and new help documentation has been added.

  • March 2021 Development Update

    Spring has sprung and engram is almost ready to spring in to beta. Work is in progress on core pieces of functionality: offline mode, pages, and hierarchical note taking. Once completed, engram will enter a beta period to gather feedback.

  • engram - terms and renditions

    engram is a subscription web browser-based open source software application designed as a quick thought and information capture-share tool to help people remember important things in their lives. Before diving in, have a review of our rendition of important terms to keep in mind with engram:

  • Engram Early Access

    In my last post, Introducing Engram, I shared some of my personal motivation behind engram. Today, I am happy to announce that I am formally opening up the application for early access.

  • engram Processed

    Why is the word engram a perfect name for our brain-tapping product? The real word describes a real process that occurs every instant in the brain. Engrams are always active in waking hours, and gain strentgh and connection with each use. That sounds like a good physical model to build a digital smartypants app upon. Let the process unwind from here:

  • engram encapsulated

    More than a century ago, the German zoologist Richard Semon coined the term “engram” to designate the physical trace – marker - a memory must leave in the brain, like a footprint. Semon proposed that memory formation is not instantaneous. The act of remembering is crucial to printing a memory into the brain. It is high time to commit the word engram to memory.

  • When is the Last Time You Had a Real Conversation With Yourself: Introducing Engram

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  • engram Name Convection

    How do you pick a worthy buzzword for a product that doesn’t quite exist yet? Without a company and/or product/service name you aren’t shovel-ready for marketing; you can’t fully proceed effectively with logo design, marketing materials, promotions or external communication. Sure, progress can be made on other fronts, but we wished for an idealized identity in an instant.

  • Start Before You Are Finished

    Technology changes so fast, sometimes one doesn’t know whether to laugh or cry. How do you create a fresh product that ideally solves an old problem in a new way? The obvious answer is to challenge obstacles head-on with unique creative thinking, and by exercising the ability to quickly test measured ideas toward progress. In short words, do SOMETHING.