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Traffic Modelling: Is Beating Traffic Congestion a Zero-Sum Game?

Find out if changing lanes will help you beat traffic!

Paul Sobocinski

July 25, 2019

Software Development

Bridging the Gap Between Unit and UI Testing With UnIt

Read the first post of two about what UnIt does, why it exists, and how it may help you with your iOS app-building endeavours

Steven Wu‍, Jonathan Yeung

July 16, 2019

Software Development

Top Sessions & Events to Check Out At WWDC 2019

Headed to WWDC 2019? See which sessions and events we'll be at!

May 28, 2019

Software Development

Takeaways from Google I/O 2019

We recently attended the highly-anticipated developer conference, Google I/O 2019 in Mountain View, California. The team thoroughly enjoyed hearing from keynote and session speakers in a variety of talks ranging from accessibility to augmented reality. Here are some of our biggest takeaways from the event.

Read about what we learned from #io19

Guy Tonye, Tsun Yin Lip, Aanchal Bakshi, Ryan McLeod, Erin Gallagher

May 17, 2019

Product Thinking

Top 12 Collision 2019 Talks Every Practitioner Should Check Out

With so many great talks happening at this 3-day conference, we decided to narrow down the list to highlight some to look out for based on your practice.

If you're a Designer, Engineer, Product Manager, or Business Strategist, this guide is for you.

May 14, 2019

Software Development

Express Impossible Code in Swift with Never

This post explores Swift’s Never via two real-world examples. It illustrates how we can write impossible to execute code — expressed via types. This reduces our need to use fatalError, and // This should never happen comments. Writing expressive, clean code is important for building quality products that are maintainable. Moreover — it feels good!

Never, never say never

Sundeep Gupta

May 7, 2019

Software Development

How Connected Built a Record-Breaking IoT Cloud Messaging Service on Kubernetes

Connected built a record-breaking IoT cloud messaging service on Kubernetes. Learn all about it during their presentation with Bose at KubeCon on Dec 12.

Bose & Connected at KubeCon


November 14, 2018

Machine Learning

AutoML and the Rise of Advanced Machine Learning Platforms

Google’s Next 18 shows that machine learning is becoming more and more developer-friendly — all thanks to AutoML.

William Wen

September 14, 2018

Machine Learning

A Hands-On Introduction to Neural Networks

Implementing a Single Neuron in Python from Scratch

Dhruv Guliani

June 22, 2018

Machine Learning

ICML Accepted Papers Stats (2018)

I will be attending ICML for the first time this year, and wanted to dig a bit deeper into the as preparation. ICML is one of the major academic Machine Learning conferences...

Dhruv Guliani

June 12, 2018

Software Development

Making Sense of FlatMap: An Rx Story

My team and I recently discovered a bug in one of our projects, and the culprit turned out to be the FlatMap operator—or rather, our misuse of it. I don’t know why, but FlatMap...

Sundeep Gupta

June 6, 2018

Software Development

Gradle Demystified (Video)

Recently I had the opportunity to present at the Toronto Android Developers meetup right in our very own Connected Lab offices. I spoke about the build system Gradle.

Josh Allen

April 12, 2018

Machine Learning

Pong, Machine Learning, and Never Standing Still

What We Did With Two Weeks of Bench Time

Tsun Yin Lip and William Wen

April 3, 2018


3 Takeaways from Alexa Dev Day

Key tools and practices for the creation of effective Alexa skills

Guy Tonye

March 5, 2018

Software Development

Training with Randori

Using Collaborative Katas to Teach More Effectively

Cameron Rowshanbin

August 23, 2017

Software Development

A Pair is Better Than One

A Pair is Better Than One

Uzair Khan

February 21, 2017

Software Development

Building an app with Facebook’s React Native: It’s ready!

React Native is an open source framework that allows you to build native iOS and Android applications using JSX: a JavaScript syntax extension that looks similar to XML. React Native is developed by Facebook and inspired by their React web library.

Mark McKenna and Calvin Lam

April 25, 2016

Company Culture

He’s A Company Man

Why a former Tesla and Blackberry intern chose to work at a startup

Dhruv Guliani

June 23, 2015