A post by Mr Millán reminds me that a couple of weeks ago I received flyers for the new combine, Uniliber, from a bookseller in Bilbao. Here’s a head-to-head with its competitor, Abe Books/IberLibro, for a few second-hand books I want. I’ve gone for the cheapest each time and have excluded postal costs because, unlike IberLibro, UniLiber doesn’t display them as you go along and its system beyond this point looks horrendous:
IberLibro seems to be generally cheaper and easier to use, so it’s difficult to see what UniLiber hopes to gain.
- GasNatural bill, of which €8.93/62.77 is for gas
Reminds me of the old U.S. Postal Service joke: a stamp costs x cents, where x-1 is the storage cost.
- Bike battery chargers
A couple of things found (a Topsy, for example, “runs for 7 hours on a 12 volt 30 AH battery“): http://www.mark-ju.net/bike_ride/equipment/charger.htm charges
- Revolutionary communism in Puigdalba, alive and … well
¡Guerra al capital y al hippie subnormal!
- MuseScore: open source notation software
I’ve got an old Sibelius CD down in the warehouse, but I couldn’t be ar*ed to find and fetch, and it
- Depressing failed online book purchase
16/9: I purchase El último pirata del Mediterraneo from this gent on Abebooks for 17 quid, shipping speed 3-7 business days. 20/9: