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Hipster PDA

The Hipster PDA is a paper-based personal organizer, popularized by American writer Merlin Mann.[1] Originally a tongue-in-cheek reaction to the increasing expense and complexity of personal digital assistants, the Hipster PDA (said to stand for 'Parietal Disgorgement Aid') simply comprises a sheaf of index cards held together with a binder clip. Following widespread coverage in the media[2] and blogs, the Hipster PDA (abbreviated 'hPDA') has become a popular personal management tool particularly with followers of David Allen's Getting Things Done methodology.

Although it began as a joke, or perhaps a statement about technology fetishism, the Hipster PDA has rapidly gained a population of serious users,[3] with hundreds posting pictures of their customized hPDAs on photo sharing sites and exchanging tips on Internet mailing lists. Advocates of the hPDA claim that it is a cheap, lightweight, free-form organizer[4] that doesn't need batteries and is unlikely to be stolen. Enthusiasts also design and share index card-size printable templates for storing contacts, to-do lists, calendars, notes, project plans, and so on.

A Hipster Nano PDA utilizes business cards with blank backs and one that has a calendar on the back.

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