YouTube's "Show transcript" tool is great for taking video notes
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Incidentally, it's also great for searching for certain words in a video.
Click the three dots under a video and then "Show transcript." Example screenshot from Agile Product Ownership in a Nutshell (15:51) by Henrik Kniberg:
This tool saves time and effort: I don't need to be a human speech-to-text machine; I can instead focus on fixing typos and errors in the transcript and splitting the text into several paragraphs and bullet points to make it easier to read. Two examples:
I opened an incognito window to take the screenshot,
and uhh... YouTube looks so bloated.
#related element (the "related videos" container on the right) with uBlock Origin
(or use other tools to debloat YouTube).