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(TV Series) (based on the books by - 3 episodes, 2012) (based on "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detecive Agency" by - 1 episode, 2010)
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(TV Series) (5 episodes, 1979 - 1983) (by - 8 episodes, 1978 - 1979)
(book) Life, the Universe and Everything, 1982
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
2 Interviews |
37 Articles |
Douglas Noel Adams | David Agnew | Douglas
6' 5" (1.96 m)
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The big corporations are suddenly taking notice of the web, and their reactions have been slow. Even the computer industry failed to see the importance of the Internet, but that's not saying much. Let's face it, the computer industry failed to see that the century would end.
The on-line translator Babelfish is named after the Babelfish that Adams wrote of in his novel "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." In "The Hitchhiker's Guide..." the Babelfish was a tiny fish that one puts in one's ear and then any of the galaxy's myriad languages they hear is automatically translated and heard in their native language. The instant messaging software Trillian is named after ...
Using science fiction as satire