A Tinderbox note is like a stem cell. Cells are “the structural, functional, and biological units of all living beings.” Notes in Tinderbox, like cells in the body, are the basis of structure, function, and bring knowledge to life. A stem cell is “an undifferentiated cell of a multicellular organism which is capable of giving rise to indefinitely more cells of the same type, and from which certain other kinds of cell arise by differentiation;” this is exactly what a Tinderbox note is. What differentiates TBX notes from each other is the value in attributes. So, in Tinderbox, like a stem cell in the body, a note has unlimited potential. What you do with it determines its future.