Douglas Adams

Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English writer, humorist, and dramatist.Adams is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which originated in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before developing into a "trilogy" of five books that sold more than 15 million copies in his lifetime and generated a television series, several stage plays, comics, a computer game, and in 2005 a feature film. Adams's contribution to UK radio is commemorated in The Radio Academy's Hall of Fame.
Posts about Douglas Adams
  • The Problems of the Social Media Echo Chamber

    …, especially in these days of feeds and streams, the brain is wired to demand constant info-stimulus. But in a world where we have retrenched to our villages, we need a techno town crier, someone who can challenge us with information that shocks us out of our predictable feedback loop of self-validation. We nearly had it. StumbleUpon, founded in 2001…

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  • Zen and the Art of Account Management

    … a curveball. Chances are, someone else threw them that same curveball. You’re in this together, and the sooner you realize this and verbalize it to your client counterpart, the sooner anxiety will fade, work will be assigned, work will be completed, and the day will be won. As we enter the depths of the holiday season, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. I…

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  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    … percent The Holy Bible, 7.21 percent The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, 5.97 percent The Hunger Games Trilogy, Suzanne Collins, 5.82 percent The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger, 5.70 percent The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis, 5.63 percent The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, 5.61 percent 1984, George Orwell, 5.37 percent…

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