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Foam enables you to do your best thinking

Foam wants you to own your thoughts

Foam helps you share your thoughts with the world.

This principle may seem like it contradicts Foam wants you to own your thoughts, but it’s actually a compatible corollary. You should be able to do both, because:

[…] environments that build walls around good ideas tend to be less innovative in the long run than more open-ended environments. Good ideas may not want to be free, but they do want to connect, fuse, recombine. —Steven Johnson, Where Good Ideas Come From

Foam allows people to collaborate in discovering better ways to work, together.

Foam is for hackers, not only for programmers

While Foam uses tools popular among computer programmers, Foam should be inclusive of everyone who wants to improve their own workflow to improve themselves.