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About Eric Matzner

Eric Matzner is the Founder and CEO of Nootroo.
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Going meta, by posting an analysis of a study on r/nootropics about an analysis of /r/nootropics posts
12 months ago

Going meta, by posting an analysis of a study on r/nootropics about an analysis of /r/nootropics posts

This article published last week, claims to be the first to use r/nootropics as a data source and is focused on the “not-so-productive, not-so-effective encounters with enhancement substances.” Their …
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Mitochondria Boosters
12 months ago

Mitochondria Boosters

I get asked all the time about what I take for mitochondria. While I don’t have the time right now to write out what each does and how it works, …
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Who knew I actually needed a functional gas mask? I didn’t expect my Halloween costume to come true so soon…
1 year ago

Who knew I actually needed a functional gas mask? I didn’t expect my Halloween costume to come true so soon…

When I was shopping for a deadstock, surplus Russian gas mask to go with my Halloween costume, I didn’t think it would matter if it was functional or not. How …
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My Current Speed Reading Extensions For Chrome
1 year ago

My Current Speed Reading Extensions For Chrome

Speed reading plugins and apps seem to come and go as fast as the words do at you in RSVP reading. I am currently using a combination of two extensions …
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Do Not Feed The Trolls – An Anti-Troll Manifesto
1 year ago

Do Not Feed The Trolls – An Anti-Troll Manifesto

By  •  Theory, Quotes

“DO NOT FEED THE TROLLS” – an anti-troll manifesto by Eric Matzner

I will not feed the trolls. I do not owe a troll …
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Philosophical Basis of the Nootropic Concept
1 year ago

Philosophical Basis of the Nootropic Concept

“Humanity will not wait millions of years until Mother Nature will eventually hand it a functionally better new brain, like an anniversary gift. On …
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“It just means that their measuring tape is wrong”
2 years ago

“It just means that their measuring tape is wrong”

I love this quote from a recent Elon Musk email to his employees. In referring to how precise the design tolerances of the Model 3 should be, Elon says that …
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Protocol For Reversing Cognitive Decline
2 years ago

Protocol For Reversing Cognitive Decline

Cognitive decline strikes in many different ways, including pathologies such as Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), but in the end many ways of describing how the brain has declined are related to …
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The Overlaps Between Longevity, Nootropics and Bodybuilding
2 years ago

The Overlaps Between Longevity, Nootropics and Bodybuilding

I am in the middle of doing research on peptides used for healing a physical injury and the best solution is usually found within a community dedicated to that topic …
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Why plant molecules work in human brains
2 years ago

Why plant molecules work in human brains

Plants make chemicals called flavonoids and polyphenols to play roles within themselves including protection from stressors and predators. They are found naturally in the human diet and are known …
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Nootroo Featured On ABC’s Nightline News Segment On Nootropics
2 years ago

Nootroo Featured On ABC’s Nightline News Segment On Nootropics

When ABC News reached out to me, I was concerned they were going to do a hit piece on nootropics, but they did a very well thought out and researched …
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Eric Matzner Featured On Voices of VR Podcast discussing “VR and The Mind”
3 years ago

Eric Matzner Featured On Voices of VR Podcast discussing “VR and The Mind”

This interview is what I consider to be my best podcast appearance to date, a conversation at the UploadVR’s VIP GDC mixer with , led to me rehashing the information …
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My Morning Routine On NPR’s KQED
3 years ago

My Morning Routine On NPR’s KQED

Last month I was featured in a story for NPR’s KQED San Francisco affiliate in part of a series on biohacking, they wanted to see what a typical day or …
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Why Vegetarians Need To Supplement Vitamin B-12
5 years ago

Why Vegetarians Need To Supplement Vitamin B-12

I am writing this as a quick article that I hope at some point to come back and fix up, but the bottom line is this: Vitamin B-12 is essential …
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Why We Shouldn’t Fear AI, But Why We Should Be Very Careful
5 years ago

Why We Shouldn’t Fear AI, But Why We Should Be Very Careful

There is a lot of talk going around these days related to fearing AI’s, many of these discussions in the mainstream were spurred by comments Elon Musk made relating to …
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How I Taught a 10-year-old to Love Python and Programming

This is a talk I gave in August 2014 at PyGotham, titled “How I Taught My 10-Year-Old Brother to Love Programming (and Python).”

(Note: the slides are somewhat out of …
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Using Nanoparticles To Detect Cancer and Other Diseases
5 years ago

Using Nanoparticles To Detect Cancer and Other Diseases

This week Google is out with the announcement that Google X is working on a system of nanoparticles that can be an early detector of diseases. Many times the diseases …
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5 Songs I’m Listening To Right Now
5 years ago

5 Songs I’m Listening To Right Now

By  •  Music

Ben Howard – Hideaway (Kiesza Cover) Vijay & Sofia Zlatko Remix

Sir Sly – You Haunt Me SoySauce Edition

Vanic X K.Flay – Can’t Sleep

José González – Heartbeats Filous & …
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New Sensor Gives Robots Ability To Have Touch
5 years ago

New Sensor Gives Robots Ability To Have Touch

While robots that are easier to program and integrate along side humans are spreading rapidly, they are still missing some sensors that can allow for the randomness associated real world …
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What Water Older Than The Sun and Complex Carbon Structures In Deep Space Mean For Chances Of Life in the Universe
5 years ago

What Water Older Than The Sun and Complex Carbon Structures In Deep Space Mean For Chances Of Life in the Universe

Recently, two discoveries have been announced that lend a lot of credence to theories about life existing outside of our solar system and the abundance of the building blocks of …
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