Michael Overell

Cofounder and CEO @RecruitLoop - the marketplace for Elastic Recruiting with expert recruiters and sourcers on-demand.

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Michael Overell

16 hours ago

The only article on Gen Y and millennials anyone should read.

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

waitbutwhy.com

Michael Overell

16 hours ago

“Stay wildly ambitious. Stop thinking you’re special. Don’t care what other people think”

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

waitbutwhy.com

Michael Overell

1 day ago

A wonderful explanation of crypto assets you can forward to your curious uncle.

A Letter to Jamie Dimon

blog.chain.com

Michael Overell

2 days ago

This is good. Also adding Vonnegut's Player Piano to the reading list.

Just own the damn robots.

thereformedbroker.com

Michael Overell

6 days ago

How Men Like Harvey Weinstein Implicate Their Victims in Their Acts

newyorker.com

Michael Overell

6 days ago

The Small City Struggle

urbanophile.com

Michael Overell

9 days ago

'Our minds can be hijacked': the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

theguardian.com

Michael Overell

13 days ago

The man begins to eat, cannot eat, weeps uncontrollably. He never said that he loved him.

Too Busy to Pay Attention to Life

farnamstreetblog.com

Michael Overell

13 days ago

Why does Startmate exist?

medium.com

Michael Overell

19 days ago

Long live the vest

A group of data scientists have found a way using drones and artificial intelligence to geolocate groups of white men wearing Patagonia vests, in order to predict future investment opportunities.

Group of White Men in Patagonia Vests Confused for VC Fund, Raise $500 Million

fortune.com

Michael Overell

26 days ago

Great essay from Scott Galloway. Rare blend of insight and sass

The Worm Has Turned

l2inc.com

Michael Overell

33 days ago

This is excruciating to read

This is what an epidemic looks like

cincinnati.com

Michael Overell

34 days ago

Preach!

Here Be Sermons

meltingasphalt.com

Michael Overell

42 days ago

You’ll Never Be Famous — And That’s O.K.

nytimes.com

Michael Overell

44 days ago

A thoughtful and important essay in the face of growing polarization.

Political ideologies tend to blind people to the best policies. One should not seek a “conservative” answer to poverty or a “liberal” answer to immigration. One should seek the best answer. It is highly unlikely that any political party has a monopoly on truth.

Centrism: A Moderate Manifesto

quillette.com

Michael Overell

50 days ago

I'm no finance expert but technical 'analysis' like this strikes me as complete BS

And now, without that trendline support level to act like a floor for shares, the downside potential is elevated.

Amazon Is on the Verge of a Colossal Breakdown After Whole Foods Deal

thestreet.com

Michael Overell

51 days ago

True words

Hard lessons from start-up land: The time Adir Shiffman ran his company out of cash

afr.com

Michael Overell

51 days ago

Excellent news!

Our findings suggest that drinking four cups of coffee each day can be part of a healthy diet in healthy people."

Higher coffee consumption associated with lower risk of early death

sciencedaily.com

Michael Overell

51 days ago

"do great work"

Effective Networking

feld.com

Michael Overell

70 days ago

Today I learned about people/thing theory in this excellent, thoughtful essay.

It just says that sometimes, in a population-based way that doesn’t necessarily apply to any given woman or any given man, women and men will have some different interests. Which should be pretty obvious to anyone who’s spent more than a few minutes with men or women.

Contra Grant On Exaggerated Differences

slatestarcodex.com

Michael Overell

70 days ago

A Different Way — Thoughtful Financing, Or Why We Said “No” to a Lot of Money

blog.parse.ly

Michael Overell

77 days ago

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

newyorker.com

Michael Overell

77 days ago

The Power of Anti-Goals

medium.com

Michael Overell

84 days ago

A quick guide to Stripe’s culture

stripe.com

Michael Overell

88 days ago

Never met a sweet drink that pairs well with food. Drink only water, or wine, with meals. #sciencesays

Sugar-sweetened drinks and your metabolism

blogs.biomedcentral.com

Michael Overell

114 days ago

This.

We deeply appreciate the bravery of the women who have publicly come forward and disclosed their specific issues of sexual harassment. The behavior they experienced is not ok, has never been ok, and will simply not be tolerated by us in any way.

Our Zero Tolerance Policy On Sexual Harassment

foundrygroup.com

Michael Overell

117 days ago

what. the. actual. f#ck.

“I thought if he’s, if he has the, the guts and the audacity to smoke marijuana in front of the five-year-old girl and risk her lungs and risk her life by giving her secondhand smoke and the front-seat passenger doing the same thing then what, what care does he give about me?” he said.

Philando Castile shooting: officer said he felt in danger after smelling pot in car

theguardian.com

Michael Overell

125 days ago

A Number of Reasons I’ve Been Depressed Lately

theparisreview.org

Michael Overell

129 days ago

Beijing has more than 650,000 shared bicycles. They've all appeared in the last nine months.

The case for bicycles' inevitable triumph over cars

money.cnn.com

Michael Overell

129 days ago

Devastating stats on combined effect of non-employment and subsidised opioids:

According to [Alan Krueger's] work, nearly half of all prime working-age male labor-force dropouts—an army now totaling roughly 7 million men—currently take pain medication on a daily basis.

Miserable 21st Century

johnhcochrane.blogspot.com

Michael Overell

129 days ago

Ton of practical advice for staying functionally fit with kids

How to Incorporate the Primal Blueprint into a Busy Family and Work Life

marksdailyapple.com

Michael Overell

129 days ago

This is insane

El Capitan, My El Capitan

nytimes.com

Michael Overell

131 days ago

The Significance of Parenthood

thebookoflife.org

Michael Overell

135 days ago

Who we are every day, the specific individuals we will have matured into, will have an unparalleled power to exert a beneficial influence on somebody else’s life.

The Significance of Parenthood

thebookoflife.org

Michael Overell

147 days ago

Good insight from @jasonnazar

Google for Jobs Is Secretly Out to Kill Job Sites

inc.com

Michael Overell

148 days ago

Tulips, Myths, and Cryptocurrencies

stratechery.com

Michael Overell

153 days ago

Big and underreported announcement from Google yesterday

Google Announces New Jobs Search, Google For Jobs

eremedia.com

Michael Overell

155 days ago

Why Amazon is eating the world

techcrunch.com

Michael Overell

160 days ago

Why Startup Investors Love Online Marketplaces

futurestartup.com

Michael Overell

170 days ago

Kurt Vonnegut: How To Write With Style

farnamstreetblog.com

Michael Overell

174 days ago

At These Startups, HR Comes Before the Ping-Pong Tables

wsj.com

Michael Overell

177 days ago

Starting Is Easy, Finishing Is Hard – AVC

avc.com

Michael Overell

182 days ago

Another blow to free speech in the home of free speech

"The Berkeley campus gained national attention in 1964 as the center of a movement to expand political expression, which became known as the Free Speech Movement."

Berkeley Cancels Ann Coulter Speech Over Safety Fears

nytimes.com

Michael Overell

188 days ago

this seems like important emerging research wrt metabolic theory of cancer

Tumor Metabolism, the Ketogenic Diet and β-Hydroxybutyrate: Novel Approaches to Adjuvant Brain Tumor Therapy

journal.frontiersin.org

Michael Overell

191 days ago

How to Sleep

theatlantic.com

Michael Overell

191 days ago

The Gig Economy’s False Promise

nytimes.com

Michael Overell

191 days ago

"exercise in a fasted state might provoke more favorable changes in adipose tissue, and this could be beneficial for health in the long term"

sciencedaily.com

Michael Overell

196 days ago

great deep dive into this topic, key players and differing approaches. I'm a definite healthspanner

Silicon Valley’s Quest to Live Forever

newyorker.com

Michael Overell

196 days ago

a valid concern but shallow and one-sided article. read in parallel with recent nyt piece on longevity.

Silicon Valley Would Rather Cure Death Than Make Life Worth Living

wired.com

Michael Overell

200 days ago

Cars and second order consequences

ben-evans.com

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