Entries by Lucy Chatburn

Game Over. Press Start to Continue

We made it to the end (of 2020). There can’t be many people who are sad to see 2020 coming to a close. Even if we don’t get to say goodbye with a big party, it’s time to move on and hope for better times. Maybe one day we’ll be able to smile about the […]

A very memorable Christmas

The holidays are almost here, and we can be sure of one thing in this year of uncertainty: this will not be Christmas as usual. But, even if it doesn’t feel like it at the moment, we’re all finishing the year more flexible, adaptable and creative than we started it. We’re sure to find a […]

The great remote working experiment of 2020

Have we said enough about remote working? Apparently there are more than 10,000 books on the subject (and that’s just in English). And 2020 turned out to be the year we had to put the ideas into practice. As long as the experiment is still going, there will be more to say about what worked […]

Change you can count on

When you work with technology, there’s one constant, and that’s change. Languages evolve, new frameworks emerge. Application sizes expand as fast as the processors that run them. We’ve evolved too. SPOT. has grown from two programmers in a garage to a multidisciplinary team of designers, analysts, software architects, project managers and developers. It’s an evolution […]

Over 65s online: what’s in it for them?

The ongoing pandemic has encouraged all of us to do more online. This has been challenging for many older people. Maybe they had to order shopping online for the first time, or learn to manage medical visits and order prescriptions via the internet. It has also increased feelings of isolation.  Seniors have been slower to […]

So you want to build a mobile app

So you want to build a mobile app? The decision doesn’t end there. Whether you choose a native Android or iOS app or a cross-platform language such as React Native or Flutter will almost certainly affect the cost and will definitely affect the performance. Theoretically speaking, any app could be developed with either native or […]