May 15th — Startups, documentaries, and what to do when you fall down a well.

We’ve got another great Student Talks links roundup for you this week! As always, we’d love to feature reader contributions, so please send us any links you think we should share via social media or our website, studenttalks.ie.


Anyone who follows tech news has probably heard by now that Slack have landed in Dublin. While “workplace messaging startup” may not sound like the most exciting thing in the world, the story behind Slack and founder Stuart Butterfield is definitely worth the read. And yes, they are hiring!

Speaking of jobs, Irish startup Shake.io aims to connect graduates with paid internships and jobs, moving with the trend away from paper CVs.

Are you a “Hahaha” or a “Hehehe”? Or are you totally baffled by that sentence? This article might clear things up.

If you’re looking for something to fill your free time now that exams are over, here’s a huge list of documentaries freely available on Youtube.

Anyone who works in an office, or has spent the past month living in or near a library, will have heard all about how bad sitting all day is for you. While some people have really taken this to heart, the best advice at the moment is to simply get up and move around every so often.

And finally, in the interests of keeping all of our readers as safe as possible, here is the definitive guide of what to do when falling down a well.


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