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

    … Where do you get your news and information around the world? By now, the ideal dream of consuming a wide array of sources to understand a diverse range of opinions and cultures should have been fully realized. So why does it feel like we are soaking up an ever-narrower range of information? Why does it feel like every news story out there…

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  • Zen and the Art of Account Management

    … You’re under siege. Barely 10 minutes into the workday, and four clients have emailed or called you with mission critical tasks to execute. There are only so many hours in the day….how will it all get done? What if you can’t do it? What if you rush and make a mistake? What if, what if…. In the immortal words of Douglas Adams: Don’t Panic…

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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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