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The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
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Dunning Kruger Effect

Posted  September 11, 2013  by  Eric Matzner

-Bertrand Russell It’s close to 5 am and my mind is still running. I am tired, but I don’t want to go to sleep. I am so engrossed in wikipedia that I have 22 tabs open. I am just reading about incredible theories and ideas I never knew existed. The way it got to be [...]

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Health

How Monolaurin Can Help You Fight The Flu

Posted  September 11, 2013  by  Eric Matzner

As we are heading into the flu season, people always ask me how I stop myself from getting sick. The main substance I can attribute to my avoidance of the flu virus is called monolaurin. It is a version of the fatty acid, lauric acid bonded with a glycerol molecule. If that means nothing to [...]

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Health

How To “Safely” Take MDMA

Posted  March 23, 2013  by  Eric Matzner

MDMA (Molly) is a very popular drug and there is a lot of information and misinformation out there about it. Regardless of what you have heard about how fun it is, MDMA has negative side effects and can cause permanent damage to your brain if you are not properly prepared.

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Futurology

3D Printing Introduction

Posted  March 4, 2013  by  Eric Matzner

3D Printing has the potential to change our physical world more than almost any other technology we’ve ever invented. There is already massive growth in this area, but it is only just beginning. It will force us to change the way we thing about how things are made, manufactured, and consumed. The below video from [...]

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Entrepreneurship

Hiding In Plain Sight

Posted  February 14, 2013  by  Eric Matzner

How often do we miss what is right in front of us? As entrepreneurs, it is important to realize that this happens more often than we know. The more focused we are on one detail, the more likely we are to miss others, even if they are hiding in plain sight. For example, in the [...]

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Entrepreneurship

How We Communicate

Posted  February 7, 2013  by  Eric Matzner

I recently read Brad Feld’s post, A Problem With Gmail When The Machines Take Over, and while the article is about the problems he faced with his email being unavailable due to an error of robots, what really interested me is the volume of email he receives. You can see in his image below that he receives almost [...]

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How This Robot Is Changing The Way We Cure Diseases

There are over 7000 diseases that effect the human family, yet only about 500 diseases have a medicine available to treat it. This robotic system allows scientists to test hundreds of thousands of potential drugs that would hav...
by Eric Matzner
 

 
 
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How to forward an SMS to another number with python and twilio

I am learning python and the moment, and working on an app the uses the Twilio SMS api and TwiML. I spent way too long today trying to figure out how to forward incoming SMS messages to another phone number so I am posting it h...
by Eric Matzner
 

 

 
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The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.

Dunning Kruger Effect

-Bertrand Russell It’s close to 5 am and my mind is still running. I am tired, but I don’t want to go to sleep. I am so engrossed in wikipedia that I have 22 tabs open. I am just reading about incredible theories and ideas ...
by Eric Matzner
 

 
 
lauricidin

How Monolaurin Can Help You Fight The Flu

As we are heading into the flu season, people always ask me how I stop myself from getting sick. The main substance I can attribute to my avoidance of the flu virus is called monolaurin. It is a version of the fatty acid, lauri...
by Eric Matzner
 

 

 
brain on mdma

How To “Safely” Take MDMA

MDMA (Molly) is a very popular drug and there is a lot of information and misinformation out there about it. Regardless of what you have heard about how fun it is, MDMA has negative side effects and can cause permanent damage t...
by Eric Matzner
 

 
 
3d printed skull

3D Printing Introduction

3D Printing has the potential to change our physical world more than almost any other technology we’ve ever invented. There is already massive growth in this area, but it is only just beginning. It will force us to change...
by Eric Matzner