@claudiom thought it was dead. Was just sleeping.
I'm seriously considering getting myself one if these instead of the Pinebook. Something small to run Linux or a BSD on, more than likely the latter.
@claudiom almost got an x230 when this one 'broke' 2 years ago but opted for something more pricey. In hindsight I think I wasted my cash.
Assumed "water damage" because was living in an apartment with damp so everything was usually covered in condensation.
Plugged it in last night on a whim. Charging light came on. Pressed power button. It booted up.
Stream of inane drivel.
Some legacy microblogging.
Carrying bags of sand and what have you.