How Trickle works

Trickle is your hub for self-directed learning. Discover, save and share knowledge with your friends and a community of lifelong learners.

Your hub for self-directed learning!

Here are some of the exciting things you can do here…
Discover & Learn

Discover & Learn

Read content created by other lifelong learners and discover new sources of knowledge that they’ve curated for you.

Collect & Create

Collect & Create

Use Trickle to keep Track of great sources of learning that you find across the web. Keep them organized and add notes or summaries.

Share & Publish

Share & Publish

Share what you’ve collected privately with friends or publish your knowledge to the community of lifelong learners.

A few things you should know

To get the most out of Trickle you should understand what we call streams, drips, and sources.


All knowledge flows in streams

They contain insights and curated sources from around the web. Create your own streams or discover streams published by other lifelong learners. Streams contain drips and sources.

This is a Stream


One drip at a time

Drips capture the essence of an idea based on multiple sources. They are concise insights that can be read in just a few minutes. Make a habit of reading one or two a day — it’s called microlearning and it will make you smarter!

This is a drip


The best from the web

The internet is full of great content for learning. The challenge is finding and keeping track of it. Trickle helps lifelong learners create curated collections of valuable sources that they can share with others. A source can be anything you can find on the web: articles, videos, websites, podcasts, books, etc.

1 1 1
This is a source

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Create your own stream to keep track of your best sources

Want to remember a great quote, an amazing article, or an incredible talk? Add anything to Trickle that has a home on the web. Keep it in a stream so you never lose that new insight.

Ready to dive in?

There are many other ways Trickle can help you become a more efficient learner. Habit tracking, spaced repetition, being part of a community of lifelong learners, etc. The best way to find out is to jump in and try it for free. Create a stream now or discover one created by another lifelong learner.