Michael Overell

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

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Michael Overell

5 days ago

1) All screens out of the bedroom before bedtime

2) No social media until high school

3) Work out a screen time budget in a way that helps children develop their own sense of agency and self-control.

3 Things Parents Need to Know Now About Kids and Tech

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Michael Overell

5 days ago

3 Things Parents Need to Know Now About Kids and Tech

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Michael Overell

36 days ago

On Supercities, Economic Growth, and Income Inequality in a Post-COVID World

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Michael Overell

48 days ago

Strong article full of disturbing stats and concrete steps that need to happen at scale.

In a typical year, more pre-schoolers are shot dead in America (about 75) than police officers are.

How to Reduce Shootings

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Michael Overell

56 days ago

1. Faster vaccines
2. Digital infra
3. Open peer review

3 Ways the Pandemic Has Made the World Better

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Michael Overell

70 days ago

Xi Jinping turned me into a China hawk

politico.eu

Michael Overell

79 days ago

The Framers and the Framed: Notes On the Slate Star Codex Controversy

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Michael Overell

87 days ago

Paying for news

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Michael Overell

91 days ago

Long read; full of insight; recommended for anyone into tech strategy, platforms, and future of mobile.

Apple, Its Control Over the iPhone, The Internet, And Yes, The Metaverse

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Michael Overell

98 days ago

Head-scratcher of an interview for what in other circumstances would be amusing satire.

How San Francisco Renamed Its Schools

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Michael Overell

133 days ago

Long, depressing reminder of what could have been.

The Plague Year

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Michael Overell

199 days ago

My $2.6 Billion Ecosystem Fail: an RJMetrics Post Mortem

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201 days ago

The Building Blocks of Tech

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Michael Overell

202 days ago

Unlocking the Path to Negative Churn

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Michael Overell

216 days ago

How gaming could save distance learning

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Michael Overell

217 days ago

Ton of great links here for kids and adults alike.

Free at-home learning resources and activities for kids of all ages

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Michael Overell

238 days ago

Geeking out on this topic while getting into Roam Research. Feel both late and super early to the bandwagon.

How To Take Smart Notes: 10 Principles to Revolutionize Your Note-Taking and Writing

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Michael Overell

240 days ago

Super helpful look at why California is burning (hint: not just climate change).

They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen?

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Michael Overell

244 days ago

Prepare for the worst? 2nd and 3rd order implications of any of these are genuinely frightening.

‘It’s 8 P.M. on Election Day.’ Experts Share Their Nightmare Scenarios.

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Michael Overell

244 days ago

Options, Not Roadmaps

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Michael Overell

245 days ago

Marc Andreessen On Productivity, Scheduling, Reading Habits, Work, and More

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Michael Overell

253 days ago

Who’s using and loving Roam Research, and what are your use cases?

This is one of the more practical guides I’ve found. Keen for more!

How I Took Notes on 250+ Books in Roam

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Michael Overell

260 days ago

California is Australia now.

Subtext: it could be much, much worse. Australian fires lasted months and blanketed capital cities in smoke for weeks on end.

California Has Australian Problems Now

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Michael Overell

261 days ago

Product feedback is a gift

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Michael Overell

271 days ago

This post took me back my formative education on tech/telco industries, studying regulatory strategy for Australia’s NBN deployment. Fascinating stuff.

Would breaking up 'big tech' work? What would?

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Michael Overell

299 days ago

This is exceptional: the rare combo of practical, actionable advice with broad relevance.

The Cadence: How to Operate a SaaS Startup

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Michael Overell

299 days ago

The Left is Now the Right

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Michael Overell

304 days ago

An Ethics Guide for Tech Gets Rewritten With Workers in Mind

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Michael Overell

307 days ago

👇🏼👌🏽

The Polymath Playbook

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Michael Overell

308 days ago

The Rise of the Solo Capitalists

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Michael Overell

310 days ago

Slate Star Codex and Silicon Valley’s War Against the Media

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Michael Overell

321 days ago

Insane gun laws seem inextricably linked to police militarization.

“the assault-weapons ban tolled in 2004, pent-up demand among firearms enthusiasts for AR-15s and similar weapons caused consumer sales of military-style rifles to soar, creating another incentive for police departments to stock up. American police officers and American citizens were in a veritable arms race. Then came more mass shootings.”

Trump Didn’t ‘Send In the Troops.’ They Were Already There.

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Michael Overell

327 days ago

Innovation vs Optimization

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Michael Overell

328 days ago

The Most Famous Loop

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Michael Overell

328 days ago

Attack of the Clones: TikTok’s Rival Kuaishou Lands in the US

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Michael Overell

331 days ago

Great essay, covering growth / product / business strategy, platforms, and many loops.

Why Figma Wins

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Michael Overell

364 days ago

Disappointed to read this about my hometown uni. Problems seem to run deep.

I Criticized My University’s Ties to the Chinese Government. Now I Face Expulsion.

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Michael Overell

365 days ago

Why is the Modern World So Ugly?

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Michael Overell

390 days ago

The clearest framing of potential scenarios I’ve seen. Recommended reading, and start testing!

COVID-19: What’s wrong with the models?

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Michael Overell

421 days ago

This seems like forever ago already

BlitzFail: How Not to Go Off the Rails

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Michael Overell

452 days ago

Emergency preparedness and prepping checklists for everyone

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Michael Overell

452 days ago

The a16z Marketplace 100: 2020

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Michael Overell

459 days ago

Those E-Scooters Might Not Be as Dangerous as You Think

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Michael Overell

464 days ago

"Cycling uphill. For fun"

-- stumbling on old blogs, labors of love, in dark corners of the internet, is a great pleasure.

Tough Ascent

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Michael Overell

465 days ago

in general, you find that the drugs that increase productivity are the ones that are most supported in our society.”

Caffeine has been a boon for civilization, Michael Pollan says. But it has come at a cost.

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Michael Overell

485 days ago

tldr: relearn to squat, like any 2yo does naturally.

The Forgotten Art of Squatting Is a Revelation for Bodies Ruined by Sitting

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Michael Overell

487 days ago

How Gravel Riding Is Making All Bikes Better

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Michael Overell

493 days ago

Having Kids

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Michael Overell

494 days ago

The End of the Beginning

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Michael Overell

513 days ago

The Miseducation of the American Boy

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