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People of Bakken & Bæck: Ezekiel

Meet Ez, designer turned developer and front-end maverick who thrives in the intersection between art and technology.

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Shno

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Stupid Hackathon review

"This seems like the sort of wonderfully useless thing that your company would want to either host or sponsor” isn’t usually the nicest message to receive from a friend. This time though, it was the beginning of something special.

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Five new brilliant people have joined our team

Bb Thomaskjellberg

A bunch of astonishing talent have joined us so far this year. Let’s take a closer look at them.

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The Internet Warriors

Why do so many people use the internet to harass and threaten people? That's what documentarist Kyrre Lien wanted to find out. We helped out with the project's website.

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Let there be Daylight

Today we are launching Daylight, a simple app that tells you about daylight changes and notifies you when the days are getting longer.

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Say hi to Mark and Jerry

Jerry N Mark

Once in a while we stumble upon some crazy talented people. Mark and Jerry, two new developers joining our team in Oslo, are exactly that.

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Welcoming 3 new team members

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Around this time last year we had a team of 20. Since then we've grown to be 37 people spread across our offices in Oslo, Bonn and Amsterdam. Let us introduce our three most recent hires!

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Robot Journalist

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Building a Robot Journalist

We teamed up with news agency NTB to create Norway’s first robot journalist. The result was a digital football reporter that writes articles like a human.

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Colin Blogpost

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A deep dive into the world of cryptocurrency

Recently one of our clients asked us to take a head-first leap into the world of cryptocurrency; something that was fairly new to us. This is what we learned.

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Bees

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How our team is growing by 120,000 this summer

It has been an exciting summer at Bakken & Bæck. As a tech company, we spend a lot of time on our computers. We love to learn new skills and have a lot of fun doing so. We also pride ourselves in doing something good for the world. This year we became urban beekeepers, or as we like to call it at B&B;

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Three new faces

We’re happy to welcome three new faces to Bakken & Bæck. With these fresh additions to our company we’ve grown to 30 in total, spread across Amsterdam, Bonn and Oslo. 

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Four new brilliant developers join B&B

We couldn’t be more excited about getting Fred, Ezekiel, Isabella and Christoph onboard the B&B train. They will further strengthen our development team and our capacity to build awesome things.

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Anne joins the team!

Anne

We are so excited to get Anne Worsøe on the team! She will strengthen our focus on international ventures, business development and greater innovation projects. Anne has been one of the foremost authorities on startups and venture capital for a long time, with over 20 years of industry experience including several years in Silicon Valley.

– The B&B team thinks big and runs fast in an international market. It's a very inspiring and fun environment to work with, says Anne.

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Lab

The Hardware Lab

In our Oslo office we have a dedicated space called The Lab. It has become an important place to learn making new things, test emerging technologies and build fun things.

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Craft meetup @ Bakken & Bæck

We had the pleasure of hosting Craft meetup #3 yesterday at our Oslo office. The meetup series is an initiative from the digital agency Feed, and has started to grow into an important place to share and discuss experiences working with Craft

Last night we had the honour of having the founder of Pixel and Tonic and creator of Craft, Brandon Kelly, attend via Google Hangouts for a Q&A. In addition, the guys from Feed shared their experience working on a project using React and Craft.

Looking forward to the next meetup!

An Interesting day

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This was An Interesting Day

On August 10th of this year we organised our first conference on a tiny island in the Oslo fjord. What started out as a crazy idea in a bar turned into an actual conference within two months.

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Wake

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Wake for Dummies

Wake is a private space to share and discuss design work with your team. The web, desktop and mobile platforms make it super easy for designers to share work and collect feedback from their team, enabling a better, more open and transparent design process.

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Intern

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An internship at Bakken & Bæck

During my study – Communication & Multimedia Design in Breda, The Netherlands – I decided to find a company to do a graduation internship. Doing an internship at Bakken & Bæck turned out to be a great idea.

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Pinata

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How 1000 piñatas built our company culture

A couple of years a ago we were sitting on a big pile of piñatas after a company party. So we started a piñata webshop — Piñatabutikken. It turned out to be one of the best business decisions we ever made.

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Morgenlevering

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Redefining on-demand home delivery

We helped Distribution Innovation amplify the power of a decades-old delivery service, and explore a completely new area of business.

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Orbit

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How artificial intelligence can improve online news

Over the past years we at Bakken & Bæck have been working closely with media companies of different shapes and sizes. Few industries are as fun to work with, and the challenges they are facing are tremendous. The “innovate or die” mantra is stronger here than in any other industry on the planet, and the desire to invest in new opportunities and experiment with unique ways of providing news and valuable content to consumers is high.

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