Welcome to a page about NaNoWriMo hipster PDAs. I am NewMexicoKid, co-Municipal Liaison (ML) for the Illinois::Naperville region of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). A hipster PDA is a concept invented by Merlin Mann in 2004: a pack of index cards with a clip where each card serves a different function as a retro-PDA (Personal Digital Assistant). In 2005, I introduced to the NaNoWriMo ML community the NaNoWriMo hipster PDA.
For myself, mostly I use it to have blank index cards with me at all times so I can jot down ideas when the muse is with me. Helpful references or inspirational cards can also be useful.