Chen Guttman

Time vs. Money

A common dilemma or debate is whether we should spend more money and save on our time (e.g., pay the maid to clean our house instead of cleaning it ourselves), or should we save the money and spend more time (walking 20 minutes to the grocery store instead of using the car). Obviously, there are […]

Whatsapp as a tool

Since 2009, @Whatsapp has evolved from a simple person to person instant text messaging service into a 1.3 Billion users community worldwide which were using the app anywhere from asking your friend for her recipe to companies internal notification media platform. And the penetration of the app is expected to evolve and expand to personal […]

Tips for mastering time leaks: how to effectively use every minute

Tips for mastering time leaks: how to effectively use every minute

Source: http://bit.ly/2aiajKt Fact: our most precious resource is our time. The bad news: life in the digital era can be a major time consumer with little benefits gained at the end of the day. The good news: it’s at the hand of every person to manage his/her “time leaks” to balance effectiveness with spontaneous. Here’s […]

5 software and applications to help you stay on top of things

5 software and applications to help you stay on top of things

When I first sat behind the helm of the R&D management, I had a lot on my mind and on my hands. And the clock was ticking. When the R&D team was composed of only myself, I had to be both efficient and very specific with my prioritization. A lab had to be secured, equipped, […]

Documentary photography with an iPhone

Couple of days ago, I have stumbled over The New York Times blog Lens post that reminded me of my own recent experience as a documentary photographer. The post dealt with the 3rd place winner of the Pictures of The Year competition, Damon Winter, which snapped the winning image via iPhone’s Hipstamatic app. According to […]

Starting up 2014

Been a long time since I have written my previous post and for two good reasons. One, I have got my final thesis approval and will be submitting it in two days. Second, in the past two weeks I have started working for a biotech startup which keep me busy pretty good. 🙂 So, 2014 […]

Are life scientists ready for preprints?

One of the major fears that stalk every life scientist along his/her career is research/publication scooping. This fear drives many scientists and students to paranoia behavior, limiting discussion with other colleagues (even in the same lab) and presentation of solely published work at conferences, all for the fear of scooping. Will the life scientists eventually […]