This week in Tech Reads: Microsoft's new CEO, Steve Wozniak's view of where Apple should head next, ancient computer art, and much more!

  • In The New Yorker, Matt Buchanan gives us a view of how Microsoft, and its new CEO Satya Nadella, want the world to look. [The New Yorker]
  • Long-time Apple guy Steve Wozniak says the company should start making Android-powered smartphones. [Wired]
  • Alexis Madrigal delves deep into the history of ASCII art—illustrations made using nothing but letters and numbers. Turns out, it goes back way further than computers. [The Atlantic]
  • Nick Bilton tells the story of a San Francisco photographer who inadvertently went viral when she was mistaken for a character from a Brazilian soap opera. [NYTimes Bits Blog]


Image: Germany's Katharina Althaus soars through the air during a women's ski jumping training session at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)