How to Read and Organize Online Articles (Without Driving Yourself Crazy)

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  • ArchiveBox

    🗃 Open source self-hosted web archiving. Takes URLs/browser history/bookmarks/Pocket/Pinboard/etc., saves HTML, JS, PDFs, media, and more...

    https://github.com/ArchiveBox/ArchiveBox is also an option for organizing articles.

  • zotero

    Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, annotate, cite, and share your research sources.

    If I come across an article I want to come back to, I add it to my Zotero [1]. You can choose what level of snapshot to capture; I save thorough enough webpages to not have to worry about linkrot.

    I already had Zotero set up for academic papers, but it probably is good enough to recommend over pocket or Unroll.me or any other ersatz solution.

    It has browser plugins, syncing, both tags and folders, and it's free. You can pay them to sync larger files if you like, or you can use Zotfile.

    1) https://www.zotero.org/

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    ChatGPT with full context of any GitHub repo. Onboard AI learns any GitHub repo in minutes and lets you chat with it to locate functionality, understand different parts, and generate new code. Use it for free at app.getonboardai.com.

  • omnivore

    Omnivore is a complete, open source read-it-later solution for people who like reading.

    I have replaced Pocket with Omnivore[1], its still in development, but they all major platforms and are open-source.

    [1]: https://omnivore.app

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