Some Fun Holiday Reading: Fall on the Interwebs

Here are some interesting links you might have missed that came across my Twitter feed the last few months.  I figured you might want some light reading for the holidays.  
  1. @edbott – Why Windows 10 isn’t version 6 anymore and why it will probably work. Nice explainer from @drpizza http://ars.to/1tb8eRQ 
  2. @WIRED – A definitive ranking of the most important characters in the “Hunger Games” franchise http://wrd.cm/1r6ewl7http://t.co/XBtueePekX 
  3. @99u – What your passwords say about you: http://nyti.ms/1yYKcgD 
  4. @stevenbjohnson – Terrific backstory from @StevenLevy on the origins of “information wants to be free” (entirely news to me): https://medium.com/backchannel/the-definitive-story-of-information-wants-to-be-free-a8d95427641c?curator=MediaREDEF 
  5. @ruthm – Windows 10, OneDrive sync and the art of difficult conversations | ZDNet http://ow.ly/EyAs3 
  6. @RangerStation – How a Deaf Couple Had Their Baby Officially Registered with a Sign Name http://shar.es/1XsySc via @sharethis 
  7. @BBCNewsMagazine – This intricate pop-up medical textbook is nearly 500 years old http://bbc.in/1vliHk1 http://t.co/8aPvNzRDQX 
  8. @beckynagel – The world’s biggest chocolate-maker says we’re running out of chocolate http://wapo.st/1zqKCgz 
  9. @afreshspace – Digital tools for remote workers…some of my faves on here! http://buff.ly/1EK3s5f 
  10. @MichaelBender – Amazing video on creative experience on #SurfacePro3 with #adobe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlLR9ANGsOo 
  11. @HeikeRitter – Freaking awesome! Mobile Azure Manager for Windows Phone is NOW available! Manage your #Azure stuff “on the go” http://ow.ly/DKxBq 
  12. @windowsserver – Want to understand Active Directory Federation Services at a deeper level? Then this blog post is for you! #MSPFE http://cic.ms/bSmQnH 
  13. @bbnetman – Number 1 Reason to Upgrade to PowerShell 4.0: Desired State Configuration – Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2014/10/24/number-1-reason-to-upgrade-to-powershell-4-0-desired-state-configuration.aspx?linkId=10187347 
  14.  @2600 – A fairly decent BBC piece on the hacker world http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-28214646

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