I didn’t know I even had Premium Bonds, but apparently I’ve just won £50 on Ernie, or Electronic Random Number Indicator Equipment for long. Meanwhile Buddha has run away with £500,000. It’s that destiny thing, dammit.
- Survey shows that either 20.2 or 5.5% of Spaniards don’t know what email is
The headline figure this morning is 20%, but the survey (.doc) asks the question twice and the other answer is different.
- Journey to the depths of the Soviet b3-34 calculator
There has hitherto been little acknowledgement of the pivotal role of the B3-34 Soviet programmable calculator in popularising difficult topics like
- Philip K. Dick We Can Build You
“Time has passed us by,” Maury said at once to me. “Our electronic organ is obsolete.” “You’re wrong,” I said. “The trend
- Carcas and guiris
Late C19th Spanish quasi-realism sometimes reads more like Flashman than Zola. Here is a fairly random translation of a not entirely
- Hope at hand for Spanish men who live with their mums
Orhan Pamuk: Yes, until I was 30 I didn’t earn a single kopek, and I lived at my divorced mother’s house.