— I haven’t brought the component I need. I’ll come back tomorrow, but I’ll bill you now for today.
— But you haven’t done anything.
— Sorry, company policy.
— OK, give me the bad news.
— Right, that’s 20€ travel and one hour’s labour @ 35€, 55€ plus VAT.
— But you’ve only been here five minutes.
— Sorry, company policy. Read the small print.
— If I charge for an hour I work an hour.
— Now, if you’ll just sign here.
— I’m not signing for an hour’s labour until you’ve been here an hour. Here, have a beer and let’s go and watch some soap opera.
— OK, let’s make that 15 minutes labour.
- Two serious IT/system problems at Bicing
They screw up, you pay.
- If you’re going to have a king, then make it a human
An image to die for. It’s curious how individuals from another time and place worm their way into your personal soap
- Sign language for hearing babies
This is really cool: Every morning, when Corinthian Barthelmess’s tummy rumbles for her breakfast banana, she lets her daddy know. She communicates
- The bells
- Three user strategies in response to Bicing’s failure to devise an adequate redistribution model
Observed today: When all the stations in an area are full (often the case in the port/beach district), leave your bike