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Here’s a little update about what’s been happening at Mint this week.

Mint’s been working in its new guise (50% agency, 50% self-funded projects) for 6 months now. We’ve successfully launched both Boomf and DeskBeers, to more excitement than we could ever have anticipated. Whilst growing them, we’ve also been working furiously on several new ideas. This week was a momentous one…

Mints in Berlin

Posted in Reflections by Kaye Symington on October 24, 2013

Last weekend Mint descended upon Berlin, all 38 of us!

Now why, I hear you ask, did you all go to Berlin for a weekend? Was it a jolly holiday? A conference? A hack weekend? Well yes, it was kind of all three.

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Lots of fun, beers and scheming was had. Keep your eyes peeled for a blog post from Utku about the nitty gritty! In the mean time feast your eyes on our photos.

BACON: The Speaker Q&A #6

Posted in Reflections by Kaye Symington on April 11, 2013

This, ladies and gentlemen, is the final edition of our BACON speaker series, before the event itself tomorrow, yes, tomorrow! Team Bacon are currently prepping the venue, getting the bacon sizzling, and getting psyched up for the big event.

Today’s Q&A is brought to you by the wonderful Jake Archibald, who’s aim is to make developers lives a bit easier, will be helping us render without any of those unnecessary lumpy bits at this weekend’s conference.

Jake Archibald

Jake Archibald | http://jakearchibald.co.uk/ | @jaffathecake

Jake works in Google Chrome’s developer relations team, working on specs, testing implementations, and ensuring developers have tools to make their jobs less painful. He’s a big fan of time-to-render optimisations, progressive enhancement, and all of that responsive stuff. Prior to Google, Jake worked at Lanyrd on their mobile web site (http://lanyrd.com/mobile/), and for the BBC working on JavaScript libraries and standards. Outside of the web, Jake likes F1 and nice beer.