MP900430628[1]On Shuttle rides, my WindowsPhone keeps me in touch and busy... And it tells me where my next ride is. What it allows me to do is to catch up on articles of interest and Tweet or post about what I'm reading. (And when I'm waiting in someone's office for their meeting and I know they're on Twitter, they can see I'm waiting for them... if they subscribe to my posts ;) With work, I've had less time to blog publicly: that's a choice, particularly as I've been busier than ever the last few months. (And, some would argue that unless you have something of interest to say, keep it to yourself.)

But on the last shuttle ride today, I ran into a friend from another side of the campus, who asked if I was "still keeping up that blogging thing. I enjoyed your weekly reading list."

OK, so to kick off the blog and my Commitment to step up my game in 2013, here's an installment of "What I've read" recently, and posted about on Twitter. You can find a complete list on my twitter stream and in my favourites.

Via @EverythingMS: Teenagers: Apple no longer cool, Microsoft Surface is in http://t.co/V47nAvKp

Having great mentors, cabinet helps http://t.co/NEhyXpuF link

Several slim PCs to choose from. My wife has a sleek model from Samsung http://t.co/av6GonU5 link

Via @_craigk: You can put this reality distortion field in my living room right over...there. #IllumiRoom http://t.co/HaJrhYWb

Via @Competia: Reading: Why entitled millennials and their enabling boomer parents just can't quit each other http://t.co/olghOhcK link

Via @CNET: The best new gadgets at #CES in every category http://t.co/2uytGNKi

Via @zephoria: I'm glad to see the @nytimes pay homage to @aaronsw's accomplishments and struggles: http://t.co/mQiWT43M
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Via @guardian: The inside story of how David Bowie made The Next Day http://t.co/3koCRESC  (via @GuardianMusic)

Via @BradSmi: Spoke @enterpriseSEA event #EFCSeattle Need for change w/ #STEM edu & high-skilled immigration reform http://t.co/q8OnZpxW

To @tom_peters five minutes... then lather, rinse and repeat? Excellence as a habit comes with consistency and repetition link

Via @marypcbuk: Oracle must up its security game. With widespread adoption comes Spiderman levels of responsibility http://t.co/TwlEGHgl link

Via @ForbesTech: XBox is winning the living room wars. Here's why. http://t.co/t2H3eHpY  #ForbesGreatestHits

Usually, Big Bird at an event is a plus: @deantak has five weirdest things @VentureBeat saw at #CES2013 http://t.co/2yN9QQ0i

This Isn't the Petition Response You're Looking For: @whitehouse comments on the Deathstar petition https://t.co/2xjLeA9q

Via @wmpoweruser: Evernote for Windows Phone updated, business features added http://t.co/ZBKdlLs6

Via @SFGate: U.S. government tells computer users to disable Java. http://t.co/rNSs2IQE

Via @mahoekst: Windows Phone 8 security overview http://t.co/4TwGJxQH  Nice read! #wpnl #wpdev

The 100 Days Project and a Definition of Creativity via @erinjo http://t.co/f7Hv6gbb

Weekend reading: make time for "The Anti Meeting Culture" by @docjamesw http://t.co/jBfbuO8I

Disruptive Trends to Watch in 2013 via @HarvardBiz http://t.co/fgRVd7bX

Via @aaronecarroll: Me over at @CNNOpinion: America flunks its health exam http://t.co/EdiRgfPO

I asked presenters to describe issues to their audience as if talking to a 5-yr old. Now I tell them to explain as @neiltyson would (link to the tweet)

Via @nytimesbits: Information Technology Dividends Outpace All Others http://t.co/IcXQ9NDH

Via @On_MS_Products: Tablets started out as a consumer business priority but that's changing quickly http://t.co/gpPbU3ZF

Via @geekwire: Microsoft: Big possibilities for IllumiRoom technology http://t.co/TZ1nAovV

Via @VisualStudio: Really good Info for Windows 8 apps: a lot of icons are available out of the box - http://t.co/c0dlSYvK

Via @CNET: At #CES, two HP laptops do Windows 8 right http://t.co/hX7OCBBr  #2013CES

Via @MicrosoftEMEA: Steve Clayton shares why natural user interface is much more than touch and gesture http://t.co/aTllmxTR

Via @wired: Recent Top Stories: CES Day 3: Curved TVs, Handheld Microscopes and Tablets Big and Small http://t.co/Sz3LifHe

Via @ryanday: More than 1/3 XBox Users Engage With Interactive Ads: http://t.co/1Wvkks9p  @MSAdvertising

Via @KevinRemde: TechNet Radio: Cloud Innovators: How Datacastle uses Windows Azure to Protect Business Data : http://t.co/87kZTuqx

Pogue on the Microsoft Surface Pro: "it changes the game"... "a home run" - http://t.co/DtGLJ6JJ

Via @CNET: Lenovo's 27-inch Horizon Table PC walked away with a #BOCA for best PC at #CES. Here's why: http://t.co/mxAbsjCE

Via @bizspark: What's the difference between Azure and AWS? http://t.co/maG1Qjcw

Via @edbott: Odd. Not a single mention of Gorilla Arm in this @pogue post: http://t.co/cdD5laIK

Reading "Brussels takes tough stance on Google" in @ FinancialTimes http://t.co/A0FwBfyf

Reading: @clairesuddath @BW writes about something I know well and need: Rejection Therapy http://t.co/6MKLwE8I ;)

Via @whymicrosoft that should be: how we help #parents create a #healthy computing environment for their #kids: http://t.co/fYFOXglj

Via @sylviebarak: Video: Intel’s CES press conference highlights: http://t.co/ftRdAssB  via @eetimes

Via @DrRez: New Post from Lync team Blog: Client Side Recording: Lync 2013. #Lync #UC #Microsoft http://t.co/3LTGgAVW

 

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