This is an excerpt from one of my favorite books, and a classic on persuasion, Influence by Robert Cialdini. The idea that underlays the entire book is that humans have … Read More
Eric Matzner is a futurist, biohacker, and transhumanist who lives in San Francisco and is the founder of Nootroo, a nootropics company, and Climitigation, a climate change mitigation think tank.
Eric is trying to live indefinitely, to run and at least stay in the same place. His body is less of a temple and more of a laboratory and workshop for pushing the limits of the brain's cognition, memory and learning ability. He also experiments with cutting-edge human lifespan extension and rejuvenation technologies and strives to make continual, incremental improvements towards optimal performance (kaizen).
Eric reads at over 1000 words per minute (using RSVP software), listens to books at between 2-3x, can type over 150 wpm (and is ranked in the 99.9 percentile of fastest typers as per typeracer.com). But he is always trying to go faster, so if you have any tips, send them over!