Nicholas Young

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Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon is All Business

A few months ago, my 2015 MacBook Pro began showing signs of failure. It wasn’t necessarily a “bad apple,” but a growing list of concerns had begun to pile up and were slowly eating away at my productivity. The display would often become non-responsive; keys would temporarily stop working only to start functioning intermittently much later; and most concerning, the laptop would refuse to wake from sleep until power was cycled, forcing it to restart....

Losant: the IoT Platform for Everyone

This year has been filled with wonderful events, some were expected, while others, wholly unthinkable in early January, have also became reality. One of the more pleasant surprises came in February, when I received a special delivery from Losant (then Structure), a software-as-a-service platform that empowers developers to easily create powerful, reactive, connected applications that can be run on small devices and embedded into our lives. The devices then serve as our main interface to the application, which in turn, interfaces with Losant....