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About Eric Matzner

Eric Matzner is the Founder and CEO of Nootroo.
Latest Posts | By Eric Matzner

Straight Talk On Straight Razors

I often get asked how I make my beard lines so tight and consistent… So today I reveal the not so secret secrets that I arrived at through hard-fought research…


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Hiding In Plain Sight
6 years ago

Hiding In Plain Sight

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 …
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How This Robot Is Changing The Way We Cure Diseases
6 years ago

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 …
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Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect
6 years ago

Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

Practice makes perfect is a phrase you hear all the time, but no one is perfect. The fact is though, if you practice, you will become better at whatever you …
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How to forward an SMS to another number with python and twilio
6 years ago

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 …
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Dunning Kruger Effect
6 years ago

Dunning Kruger Effect

[quote]”The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people are so full of doubts.”[/quote]

-Bertrand Russell

It’s close to …
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How Monolaurin Can Help You Fight The Flu
6 years ago

How Monolaurin Can Help You Fight The Flu

By  •  Health

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 …
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Best Burning Man Boots
6 years ago

Best Burning Man Boots

One thing to think about when going to Burning Man is that you are going to be almost always walking, climbing, dancing or biking. This means it is going to put …
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How To “Safely” Take MDMA
7 years ago

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 to your brain if you are not properly prepared.
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3D Printing Introduction
7 years ago

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 …
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How We Communicate
7 years ago

How We Communicate

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 …
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How To Make iTunes Automatically Backup To External Hard Drive

Now that I have a 128 gb phone, I was having my laptop’s drive fill up with backups. Apple doesn’t offer a way for you to chose the location of where …
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Dopamine Is Not About Pleasure Anymore and How Science Evolves
7 years ago

Dopamine Is Not About Pleasure Anymore and How Science Evolves

The title of this article, Dopamine is not about pleasure anymore, means that dopamine’s effect on the brain is not about pleasure, but about  motivation and focus. The idea that …
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Protein
7 years ago

Protein

By  •  Health

When working out and trying to gain muscle, everyone always seems to talk about protein. This also underlies a lot of the eating habits of people, such as if they …
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Amino Acids
7 years ago

Amino Acids

By  •  Health

Note: This article is a work in progress:

Essential Amino Acids

Histidine is used by your body to develop and maintain healthy tissues. It is in the myelin sheath, which …
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How To Sell Umbrellas On Twitter
7 years ago

How To Sell Umbrellas On Twitter

I just read Dan Shipper’s article comparing advertising on Twitter to selling umbrella’s in a synagogue. In the post, Dan makes an analogy comparing advertising, to men selling umbrella’s in New York …
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Tips On Outsourcing
7 years ago

Tips On Outsourcing

Outsourcing Works

Many people have asked me for some tips on outsourcing, especially more serious things than birthdays and flirting. These days it can be nearly impossible for a small …
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Over 1000 Millionaires To Be Created By Facebook IPO
7 years ago

Over 1000 Millionaires To Be Created By Facebook IPO

By  •  Startups, all

With Facebook set to IPO on May 18th and expected to raise over 10 Billion in case, somewhere around 1000 Millionares will be created out of Facebook employees. Pretty ridiclous, …
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Outsourcing Birthdays and Flirting
8 years ago

Outsourcing Birthdays and Flirting

I purchased the above video from a guy in England that I have never met. I found him on a website that is a favorite of mine, Fiverr. Fiverr …
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NYC Bucket List
8 years ago

NYC Bucket List

By  •  all, NYC

I found this list on Meta Filter and have co-opted it and plan to update and edit it as I go…Have any additions or subtractions? Let me know in the …
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