Michael Overell

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

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Michael Overell

8 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

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Michael Overell

8 days ago

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

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Michael Overell

15 days ago

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

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Michael Overell

15 days ago

The Power of Anti-Goals

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Michael Overell

22 days ago

A quick guide to Stripe’s culture

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Michael Overell

26 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

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Michael Overell

52 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

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Michael Overell

55 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

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Michael Overell

63 days ago

A Number of Reasons I’ve Been Depressed Lately

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Michael Overell

67 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

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Michael Overell

67 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

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Michael Overell

67 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

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Michael Overell

67 days ago

This is insane

El Capitan, My El Capitan

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Michael Overell

69 days ago

The Significance of Parenthood

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Michael Overell

73 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

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Michael Overell

85 days ago

Good insight from @jasonnazar

Google for Jobs Is Secretly Out to Kill Job Sites

inc.com

Michael Overell

86 days ago

Tulips, Myths, and Cryptocurrencies

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Michael Overell

91 days ago

Big and underreported announcement from Google yesterday

Google Announces New Jobs Search, Google For Jobs

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Michael Overell

93 days ago

Why Amazon is eating the world

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Michael Overell

98 days ago

Why Startup Investors Love Online Marketplaces

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Michael Overell

108 days ago

Kurt Vonnegut: How To Write With Style

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Michael Overell

113 days ago

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

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Michael Overell

115 days ago

Starting Is Easy, Finishing Is Hard

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Michael Overell

120 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

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Michael Overell

126 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

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Michael Overell

129 days ago

How to Sleep

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Michael Overell

129 days ago

The Gig Economy’s False Promise

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Michael Overell

129 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"

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Michael Overell

134 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

134 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

138 days ago

Cars and second order consequences

ben-evans.com

Michael Overell

139 days ago

this is excellent

My Fully Optimized Life Allows Me Ample Time to Optimize Yours

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Michael Overell

142 days ago

The New Business Strategy: Be A Little Nicer To Everyone

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Michael Overell

143 days ago

The Greatest Trick the Government Ever Pulled Was Convincing Us We Aren’t Already on Welfare

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Michael Overell

143 days ago

The Cognitive Distortions of Founders

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Michael Overell

146 days ago

How the Internet Is Saving Culture, Not Killing It

nytimes.com

Michael Overell

146 days ago

Rents in Megacities Can't Go Up Forever

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Michael Overell

154 days ago

Gravity

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Michael Overell

154 days ago

feels spot on

Scott Adams' Blog

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Michael Overell

154 days ago

Twitter, Bitcoin and the New Media Economy

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Michael Overell

155 days ago

Animals That Look Like They’re About To Drop The Hottest Albums Ever

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Michael Overell

157 days ago

"We need a common discourse to deliberate. We need facts independent of anyone’s ideology or political side, if we are to survive as a free and democratic society. Trump has surely shown us this. And if a university cannot allow these facts and arguments to be freely engaged, then nowhere is safe. Universities are the sanctuary cities of reason. If reason must be subordinate to ideology even there, our experiment in self-government is over."

Is Intersectionality a Religion?

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Michael Overell

158 days ago

"one of the most powerful ways to increase your savings isn’t to raise your income, but your humility."

Let Me Convince You To Save Money

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Michael Overell

158 days ago

frightening scenario playing out in real time?

North Korea Is Practicing for Nuclear War

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Michael Overell

160 days ago

this has made my weekend. watch the video then read the break down. try not to laugh out loud

Breaking Down the Father on BBC Being Interrupted by His Children

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Michael Overell

162 days ago

this sounds like a problem

How Redbubble's 120 jobs here could bust

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Michael Overell

169 days ago

Getting Human Resources Right – AVC

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Michael Overell

169 days ago

"Be one of those companies that does a lot with a little, instead of a little with a lot. Resist the urge to seek validation by having a long list of impressive sounding investors."

Dilution

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Michael Overell

177 days ago

"“The left is more intolerant than the right.”"

What I Heard From Trump Supporters

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Michael Overell

177 days ago

Manifestos and Monopolies

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