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Mic Drop

Mute your mic in any app. A macOS menu bar app that allows you to quickly mute and unmute yourself using a customisable keyboard shortcut.

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Windows & Mac

Turnip

Time tracking for freelancers. A simple timer for your menubar or system tray. Integrates with popular accounting services.

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What we're up to now

Date Published
9 August 2021
·Reading time
3 minute read

Let’s not go back to normal

Everyone’s talking about going back to normal. But is normal the right goal? We have a rare opportunity to redesign our lives. What could we be doing better?

Date Published
31 March 2021
·Reading time
3 minute read

Moving slowly and (not) breaking things

On collapsed ceilings, why living in Portugal will teach you patience, and why we’ve been working on our latest product for a year.

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Who we are 👋

We’re a pair of cephalopod-loving humans based in Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 and Portugal 🇵🇹 who also happen to love building stuff.

Sarah is our Chief Design Octopus, a designer with a penchant for bold colours and impractical footwear. 👠

Matt is our Chief Technical Octopus, a developer convinced that Vespas are more practical than cars. 🛵

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Octopus Think

Octopus Think is a design & development duo based in Scotland and Portugal. We build smart, inclusive, usable digital products that make people’s lives better.

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