What is a compendium?

What, at first, looks like a jazzed-up notebook has much more behind its title. The name originated from collections of knowledge often published by a specialist on a single subject. Now, compendium usually refers to these handy gadgets used to store both a group of your knowledge and a collection of tools to help you day-to-day.

Technology versus the compendium

In a world that seems increasingly disorganised and full of information, many have moved towards their smartphones and tablets to take down notes, draft documents, write essays and generally organise their lives. This is a society that increasingly feels the need for kindles, laptops, tablets, smartphones, Apple watches, and countless other technological devices to keep up with work, school, social lives and hobbies. Yes - that is quite a list of things to manage! So where does old fashion pens, pape and compendiums come in you might ask?

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