10x your learning and writing output by taking public notes

Postulate is a a notetaking platform that helps you publish your ideas instead of forgetting them.

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What users say

Postulate is...

Your catch-all notetaking tool

Record your ideas, work, reading, or anything else

An effortless blogging platform

Beautiful, shareable posts, minus any hassle

The world's comprehensive knowledge base

A home for everything you - and everyone else on earth - have learned

The Postulate manifesto

"...among all notetaking strategies, the only one that actually simplifies knowledge management and makes it more effective is to publish your learning, experiences, and insights in public."

Read founder Samson Zhang's blog post How I Use Learning in Public as My Personal Knowledge Management Strategy

Here's how it works:


Jot down snippets as you build and learn


Today I started building the MVP for curate.it. Using Next.js + MongoDB as my stack...


First, I ran npx create-next-app curate.it, then installed Typescript and Tailwind...

Save outside resources

NextAuth.js logo

NextAuth.js | next-auth.js.org

Mind-blowingly easy way to set up auth in Next.js! Just create an...


Turn snippets into public posts

# How to Build a Social Platform Using Next.js and MongoDB

Today, I built the MVP for curate.it, a platform for expert-curated lists and social bookmarking. I used **Next.js and MongoDB** to build as fast as possible. In this post, I'll give an overview of my setup, libraries I used, etc. to implement **posts, notifications, comments, user profiles, and more.**


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Samson Zhang


curate.it (4)

Physics research (2)

Revolutionary reading club (1)


#nextjs (4)

#webdev (4)

#swe (4)

How to Build a Social Platform Using Next.js and MongoDB

April 10 in curate.it #nextjs #mongodb #webdev #swe

How Do Transistors Work? The Building Blocks of Modern Computing

April 2 in Physics Research #engineering #physics

The Importance of Theory to Revolution | Notes on Lenin's "What Is to Be Done?", Chapter 1

March 27 in Revolutionary Reading Club #book #socialscience



Free forever

  • Unlimited snippets
  • Unlimited posts
  • Up to 5 projects


$5 / month

  • Everything in Free, plus...
  • Unlimited projects
  • Share projects with collaborators


$10 / month

  • Everything in Professional, plus...
  • Customize project page
  • Email subscriptions for projects
  • Monetize your content

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