Obsidian Graph of the Year 2020 nomination thread

The deadline to nominate is 11:59 pm EST on December 15. Reply in this thread to nominate.

Do you often marvel at your own Obsidian graph sometimes? If so, nominate your graph for the Graph of the Year 2020 Award!

In your reply, please include:

  • Your name
  • Name of your vault (to set up the poll later)
  • Number of files in the vault (you can usually find this with the help of your system file explorer or finder)
  • Screenshot of graph, as high resolution as possible
  • What do you use this vault for (tweet-sized, 280 characters max)

The deadline to nominate is 11:59 pm EST on December 15. Reply in this thread to nominate.

After the deadline, we’ll compile the results, remove the duplicate entries, and move on to the voting phase.

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Your Name: Bryan Jenks | @tallguyjenks
Name of your vote : @tallguyjenks
Number of files in the vault: As of 2020-12-01 21:39 – 292
What do you use this vault for:

  • Traditional Zettelkasten
    • With elements of Evergreen Notes mixed in
  • School notes on technical material ( Programming Languages & Statistics mostly )


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Your name: Jan Schaller | @sirlaughalot
Name of your vote: @sirlaughalot
Number of files in the vault: 807 (2020-12-02)
What do you use this vault for:

  • a research project on representation of certain societal groups in elite positions in Germany
  • my PhD
  • my blog on working paperless
  • Zettelkasten-inspired notes
  • things like my resonance calendar, “life/productivity tracking”

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Andriy Drozdyuk
Name of your vault: drozdyuk

Number of files in the vault: 814
\What do you use this vault for: Phd in Machine Learning and Coding work!

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Your Name: Shawn Steuer | @Hibiscus
Name of your vote : @Hibiscus
Number of files in the vault: As of 2020-12-03 22:42
What do you use this vault for:

Collecting regulatory information on global chemical management
Information, Document + Screenshots

  • 2015 files

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Your Name: Jianhong He | @Aonto
Name of your vote : @Aonto
Number of files in the vault: As of 2020-12-04 17:04 – 242
What do you use this vault for:

  • Management of patent legal cases
  • Write down technique of patent application
  • Even some coding(about QT) experience
  • How to take note/learn

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Name: @Nebucatnetzer
Vault Name: @Nebucatnetzer
Number of files: 1624 as of 2020-12-04
Usage: Knowledge management, project notes, journaling, archiving articles. A lot of the files are topics, linking notes and articles together.

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Name: Boris Stanchev | @AQuantumMechanist
Name of vault: The Quantum Well
Number of files: 554 files (across 58 folders) (as of Dec. 5 2020)

  • graduate level math and physics
  • A mix of self study and past and present course work
  • forms a highly linked topic wiki between notes and subheadings following some elements of Zettelkasten.
  • This is already a publicly available topic guide.
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Your Name: @QuantumNeurotechno
Name of your vault: Connectome
Number of files in the vault: ~3768 as of 12/7/2020 19:48

What do you use this vault for:
Collecting, using, connecting, and analyzing information over time for the following purposes:

  • PhD graduate research (Materials Science/Chemistry/Spin Physics)
  • Useful life principles
  • Novel metaseries planning and writing
  • Pretty much anything else life- or project-related
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His name: @Calhistorian
Name of his vault: Not sure
Number of files in the vault: it’s over 9000!!!

What he uses the vault for: Historical references and docs, productivity, teaching with live PKM assisted instruction.

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Your name: @plannermouse
Name of your vault: @plannermouse
Number of files in the vault: 674
Graph:

What do you use this vault for?

  • Lecture notes from my Masters (Law)
  • My thesis notes & research
  • Personal notes mostly on technology and productivity
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Your name: Nick Milo | @nickmilo
Name of your vault: @nickmilo
Number of files in the vault: 3790
What do you use this vault for:

  • This is my reference vault from The Archive. No outside clipped articles. All written in my own words. Mixture of journals next to business management next to ideas. Slowly merging with my working Obsidian vault.

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Name: Kieran Guy Bicheno
Vault Name: KGB_Vault
# of items: 1,931
Graph image url: https://i.imgur.com/t6QCBb7.png

I began using Obsidian to help with my ADHD. The “Starship Obsidian” is made from the study notes I’ve taken over the last four months. I’ve avoided the spherical shape to show topics at a glance.

29 Likes

Your name: @ oyvind
Name of your vault: @oyvind
Number of files in the vault: around 2500?
Graph:

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Your Name: Kai | @b2b
Name of your vote : @b2b
Number of files in the vault: As of 2020-12-14 10:17 – 43873
What do you use this vault for:

  • Bible study, concordance, notes & commentary: Mainly for theology of the body, sex, gender, spiritual gifts

Pic

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Your Name: Johnny Zhang | @Clivus
Name of your vote : Better than Talley’s
Number of files in the vault: As of 2020-12-14 – 771
What do you use this vault for:

  • This is a map of clinical symptoms and signs with their associated underlying diseases
  • I am hoping to use obsidian to find underlying emergent patterns of clinical syndromes to help aid diagnosis of disease
    I hope to build on this graph overtime as I complete my degree, and hopefully to use this in a real life clinical setting!
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Your Name: Santi Younger
Name of your vote: @santi
Number of files in the vault: 1463
What do you use this vault for:

  • Zettelkasten, ideas generator, place to draft my books, and creative projects.
  • Tool for publishing my best ideas (with Obsidian Publish of course).
  • Notes for learning programming, stenography, graphic-design, 3D modeling.
  • Text Editor for my Gatsby website.
  • My tool of choice for making tech tutorials for creative people. Including Obsidian meta-tutorials.

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Your name: @matthewhirschey
Name of your vault: Mind of a Writer
Number of files in the vault: 125
What do you use this vault for: This graph represents the mind of David Perell, a well-known, prolific online writer who recently completed a project of 50 short essays over 50 days. To teach myself and others Obsidian, I used his essays as seeds to grow a knowledge graph.

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Thanks for all the nominations, guys!

We’re closing this and moving on to voting phase soon. Will let everyone know when voting starts! :smiley: