Thirtysomethings Just As Delusional as Twentysomethings

This from NYMag’s Science of Us blog, “The Unshakeable Optimism of Thirtysomethings.” I think if anything it’s the unshakeable optimism of human people, who want to feel like anything is possible for long as is possible. When do we lose that? I hope not any time soon, but if you have (jquick?), please let us know in the comments.

How About Just Don’t Do What You Hate?

Award-winning cartoonist turned front-end developer Rachel Nabors writes for Medium about (NOT) doing what you love. Her amended advice: Don’t do something you hate for a living.

Job of The Day: Cheerleader For The Jets

As a new lawsuit from a former Jets cheerleader, or excuse me, member of The Flight Crew, reveals, the NFL does not reward its cheerleaders as handsomely as they do their football players. Krystal C., the woman filing the lawsuit, paid her $150 per game and $100 for special events.

Interview With a Person Who Changed Careers Without Quitting Her Job

I met Emily Reese when we worked together at Kickstarter. At the time, Emily, 24 and newly out of grad school, was working on the support team and struggling to find what she was great at and excited about doing. Then a few months I heard that Emily moved to the product team and was hired as a full-time engineer. WHAT. Luckily, Emily agreed to talk to me about she managed to teach herself programming on nights and weekends and then change her career without leaving the company.