Michael Overell

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

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Michael Overell

20 hours ago

An Abbreviated History of Modern Ski Technology

rei.com

Michael Overell

8 days ago

SEEK's near-death experience

afr.com

Michael Overell

22 days ago

Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow

rollingstone.com

Michael Overell

22 days ago

A good summary -

Paleo vs. Keto: What’s the Difference?

blog.virtahealth.com

Michael Overell

33 days ago

Love this sentence.

Life’s too long not to try, but too short not to be lazy and enjoy yourself.

Growth Shouldn’t Hurt

medium.com

Michael Overell

39 days ago

How to Be a C.E.O., From a Decade’s Worth of Them

nytimes.com

Michael Overell

45 days ago

I had a couple who named their daughter Freedom Stream. I think everyone just wanted to honor the moment.”

P-Day: The Day America Found Out Trump’s Russian Video Was Real

mcsweeneys.net

Michael Overell

47 days ago

A short but important article imo.

Machine learning, broad consolidation, category creation, and new distribution models each will change the SaaS ecosystem in fundamental ways.

The Rising Stakes in SaaS

tomtunguz.com

Michael Overell

48 days ago

Spent this evening learning about B2X fork. Fascinating stuff!

We’re in uncharted territory, and with a currency that is currently worth almost one-hundred billion dollars.

What’s going to happen when bitcoin forks (again)?

hackernoon.com

Michael Overell

49 days ago

Interesting analysis showing the hard reality of building a sustainable online marketplace

The Rebundling of Craigslist

acrowdedspace.com

Michael Overell

53 days ago

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

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

waitbutwhy.com

Michael Overell

53 days 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

54 days ago

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

A Letter to Jamie Dimon

blog.chain.com

Michael Overell

55 days ago

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

Just own the damn robots.

thereformedbroker.com

Michael Overell

59 days ago

How Men Like Harvey Weinstein Implicate Their Victims in Their Acts

newyorker.com

Michael Overell

59 days ago

The Small City Struggle

urbanophile.com

Michael Overell

62 days ago

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

theguardian.com

Michael Overell

66 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

66 days ago

Why does Startmate exist?

medium.com

Michael Overell

72 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

79 days ago

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

The Worm Has Turned

l2inc.com

Michael Overell

86 days ago

This is excruciating to read

This is what an epidemic looks like

cincinnati.com

Michael Overell

87 days ago

Preach!

Here Be Sermons

meltingasphalt.com

Michael Overell

95 days ago

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

nytimes.com

Michael Overell

97 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

103 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

104 days ago

True words

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

afr.com

Michael Overell

104 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

104 days ago

"do great work"

Effective Networking

feld.com

Michael Overell

123 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

123 days ago

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

blog.parse.ly

Michael Overell

130 days ago

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

newyorker.com

Michael Overell

130 days ago

The Power of Anti-Goals

medium.com

Michael Overell

137 days ago

A quick guide to Stripe’s culture

stripe.com

Michael Overell

141 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

167 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

170 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

178 days ago

A Number of Reasons I’ve Been Depressed Lately

theparisreview.org

Michael Overell

182 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

182 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

182 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

182 days ago

This is insane

El Capitan, My El Capitan

nytimes.com

Michael Overell

184 days ago

The Significance of Parenthood

thebookoflife.org

Michael Overell

188 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

200 days ago

Good insight from @jasonnazar

Google for Jobs Is Secretly Out to Kill Job Sites

inc.com

Michael Overell

201 days ago

Tulips, Myths, and Cryptocurrencies

stratechery.com

Michael Overell

206 days ago

Big and underreported announcement from Google yesterday

Google Announces New Jobs Search, Google For Jobs

eremedia.com

Michael Overell

208 days ago

Why Amazon is eating the world

techcrunch.com

Michael Overell

213 days ago

Why Startup Investors Love Online Marketplaces

futurestartup.com

Michael Overell

223 days ago

Kurt Vonnegut: How To Write With Style

farnamstreetblog.com

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