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Pensieve

All your data in one safe, convenient place

5.0/5
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Pensieve lets you search across all your tools from one safe, convenient place, so you’re never wondering whether the sales pitch deck was shared via slack or gmail, or where the latest design doc is kept.

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5 Reviews
 +3 reviews
  • Ed DeCariaChief Product Officer, Nucleal
    Pros: 

    #1 Pro: Searching + ACTUALLY FINDING my content wherever it is online. No more searching 7 different places b/c I had no idea where to look.

    Cons: 

    Can't yet partially-authorize an account, like a specific Evernote notebook, so when I search I sometimes see irrelevant "personal" results.

    I've been using Pensieve regularly for a few months now. The killer feature for me is being able to search all of my online accounts at once. I can never remember if I put something in Google Drive, or if someone shared it with me in email, or if it was in Slack, or in Evernote, or worse if it's somewhere I rarely go on my own but still have an account like Dropbox or OneDrive. So now I can just hit OPT+SPACE and find what I want right away. And because it's now my go-to place for search, I also now use Pensieve directly for quick notes-to-self, instead of Evernote or Slacks to myself or offline text files. It's just a much better way to keep track of everything.

    I'm curious to see where they take it next -- seems like it could go in a lot of different directions from here. But as is, it's already very valuable.

    Ed DeCaria has used this product for one month.
  • Ivan ShchekleinTools for Data Science
    Pros: 

    Simple to use, lightspot that replaces notes and expands to all your external knowledge sources

    Cons: 

    Integration with mac is not perfect, icon is visible in dock

    I’ve been usung it for a month now. It replaced the notes app for me as a way to capture all these information pieces along the work day. Pensieve is fast and flexible to capture unstructured stream of notes and help organizing them.

    Ivan Shcheklein has used this product for one month.
  • Anandamoy Roychowdharydirector of tech, sequoia capital
    Pros: 

    A single search through all of my different content stores that actually works is a pretty tremendously useful thing for me. Love it !

    Cons: 

    No cons yet, excited to see the feature set evolve here !

    The features as they evolve should make this very compelling .. so much data is hard to search past a few days .. and the ability to index everything across all my different production modes is a huge time saver.

    Anandamoy Roychowdhary has used this product for one month.
  • Arpan GhoshData Infrastructure, Automatic
    Pros: 

    take quick notes without creating "documents". No need for organization. Easy retrieval

    Cons: 

    Needs a way to bulk import notes from existing tools like Apple Notes etc.

    The memories created in Pensieve itself can be quickly referenced inline and also be pinned for quick, regular lookups. This will be really powerful once the same can be done with content residing in other tools that Pensieve links to.

    Arpan Ghosh has used this product for one month.
  • Rick MarronAvid Flosser
    Pros: 

    Taking and searching notes without interrupting my workflow is amazing!

    Cons: 

    Sometimes I stumble over the UX for creating and editing a new note

    I've been using Pensieve for about a month now, and it is an amazing tool for jotting down quick notes. I am not a very organized person, so the ability to quickly take notes and search them is game changing. I've used other note taking tools before, but they always become a mess for me because the search is not front and center. I use Pensieve for my todo list, funky command line syntax that I can't remember, random thoughts, meeting notes and more!

    Rick Marron has used this product for one month.